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Microsoft acquires conversational AI start-up Semantic Machines

Microsoft acquires conversational AI start-up Semantic Machines
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 May 2018

Companies aim to enable users to communicate more naturally with chatbots and virtual assistants

Accenture predicts AI will add US$182 billion to UAE economy by 2035

Accenture predicts AI will add US$182 billion to UAE economy by 2035
By Elizabeth Robinson | 22 May 2018

Financial services, healthcare and transport industries will see the greatest impact from the technology

Microsoft Cloud can save customers 93% in energy efficiency

Microsoft Cloud can save customers 93% in energy efficiency
By Elizabeth Robinson | 21 May 2018

New report outlines the benefits of moving away from on-premises data centres 

Star Storage launches SEAL Content Library Connector for SharePoint

Star Storage launches SEAL Content Library Connector for SharePoint
By Elizabeth Robinson | 21 May 2018

Solution combines power of business productivity with management of active content

Bright Wolf releases industrial reference system for Microsoft Azure IoT

Bright Wolf releases industrial reference system for Microsoft Azure IoT
By Elizabeth Robinson | 18 May 2018

Solution can be used to design industrial genset optimisation applications 

Finnish baseball teams launch app built on PayiQ and Wallasvaara tools

Finnish baseball teams launch app built on PayiQ and Wallasvaara tools
By Elizabeth Robinson | 18 May 2018

Pesis will combine a mobile ticketing system and an audience engagement platform  

85% of businesses will struggle to comply with GDPR by 25 May deadline

85% of businesses will struggle to comply with GDPR by 25 May deadline
By Elizabeth Robinson | 17 May 2018

Capgemini research finds firms are overlooking the business opportunities of the regulation 

IBC and TM Forum to drive open innovation between media industries

IBC and TM Forum to drive open innovation between media industries
By Elizabeth Robinson | 17 May 2018

Partnership will focus on developing multi-company, rapid proof-of-concept catalyst projects

Element Analytics achieves Microsoft Azure Co-Sell status

Element Analytics achieves Microsoft Azure Co-Sell status
By Elizabeth Robinson | 16 May 2018

Achievement will ensure optimal security and performance of Element Platform 

Microsoft launches the new Surface Hub 2

Microsoft launches the new Surface Hub 2
By Elizabeth Robinson | 16 May 2018

Device features a multi-touch display allowing users to harness Microsoft Teams and Office 365

Learn on Demand Systems partners with Veeam Software

Learn on Demand Systems partners with Veeam Software
By Elizabeth Robinson | 15 May 2018

Company becomes first official lab provider for the Veeam Certified Engineer certification programme

Atomic Data and Secured2 join forces on data security

Atomic Data and Secured2 join forces on data security
By Elizabeth Robinson | 14 May 2018

Collaboration provides a solution for customers who want to improve cyber indemnification

PowerON partners with the University of Northampton

PowerON partners with the University of Northampton
By Elizabeth Robinson | 14 May 2018

Collaboration will deliver the full suite of Microsoft System Centre solutions 

Microsoft previews new hardware to accelerate real-time AI calculations

Microsoft previews new hardware to accelerate real-time AI calculations
By Elizabeth Robinson | 14 May 2018

‘Project Brainwave’ will help make AI more accessible to partners and customers 

Eurovision Song Contest 2018 turns to Spott to improve audience interaction

Eurovision Song Contest 2018 turns to Spott to improve audience interaction
By Lindsay James | 11 May 2018

Solution runs on Azure and uses Microsoft’s facial recognition and language detection software

Insurers must reshape their workforces to maximise growth, says Accenture

Insurers must reshape their workforces to maximise growth, says Accenture
By Elizabeth Robinson | 11 May 2018

Investing in AI could increase revenues by 17% and employment by 7% over next five years