Microsoft Commits $40M to Exploration of “AI for Human Good” Use Cases – AI Trends

Microsoft is embarking on a five-year, $40m programme to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to bolster the response of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to humanitarian disasters. The AI for Humanitarian Action programme will focus on using AI technologies to assist select NGOs throughout the world…

Microsoft’s AI Roadmap Updated – AI Trends

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Due to its nearly limitless potential, artificial intelligence is at the forefront of much of this research, and Microsoft has been making headlines with new technologies, major acquisitions, and innovative ideas. The tech giant has long been moving toward a cloud-based…

PGA Tour is embracing artificial intelligence, and it could change how you watch golf

… with Microsoft and will use artificial intelligence to leverage 20 years of … video in its digital library. Artificial intelligence, a term coined in 1950s …  will do things that require intelligence when done by humans. The … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

Microsoft Emphasizing AI and Edge Computing At Build Conference – AI Trends

At its Build developer conference this week, Microsoft is putting a lot of emphasis on artificial intelligence and edge computing. To a large degree, that means bringing many of the existing Azure services to machines that sit at the edge, no matter whether that’s a…

Microsoft commits USD 25 million to use artificial intelligence for people with disabilities

By PTI NEW DELHI: Tech giant Microsoft has committed USD 25 million for its ‘AI for Accessibility’ programme to accelerate development of artificial intelligence-based solutions for over a billion people with disabilities globally. The five-year … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

Publicis chooses Microsoft to inject artificial intelligence into 'Marcel' collaboration platform

Publicis has selected Microsoft as the technology partner to deliver a collaboration platform called Marcel. The new initiative, led by the company’s technology and consulting arm Publicis.Sapient, aims to use artificial intelligence to transform the way its workforce can interact and share knowledge across the…

Microsoft’s take on Artificial intelligence: ‘Will be an enabler for humans to do more’

Written by Nandagopal Rajan | Updated: December 25, 2017 8:36 am Microsoft has divided artificial intelligence into four pillars: apps, services — like cognitive services on Azure, then Cortana-like agents which bring in ambient and contextual computing on any device, and finally, infrastructure bringing in…