Artificial Intelligence

Read about all of the latest news and announcements related to artificial intelligence

The rise of technology in fashion retailing

The rise of technology in fashion retailing
By Guest | 14 December 2016

Uwe Hennig from Detego charts the rise of smart devices and IoT in fashion

Uwe Hennig from Microsoft partner Detego charts the rise of smart devices and IoT in fashion retailing

Microsoft researchers make major breakthroughs in machine learning

Microsoft researchers make major breakthroughs in machine learning
By Lindsay James | 05 December 2016

Microsoft researchers want to make machine learning even more useful for a broader array of people


Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba
By Lindsay James | 16 January 2017

Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning will help Microsoft to advance its strategy to democratise AI

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation
By Rebecca Lambert | 12 January 2017

A Gartner whitepaper and Microsoft e-book show leaders how to build a digital roadmap 

Worldwide robotics spending to double by 2020, predicts IDC

Worldwide robotics spending to double by 2020, predicts IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 January 2017

Consumer, healthcare and retail sectors will record the fastest growth over the forecast period

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival
By Rebecca Lambert | 09 January 2017

Satya Nadella will shed more light on Microsoft’s digital transformation strategy

Seven trends impacting enterprises in 2017 and beyond

Seven trends impacting enterprises in 2017 and beyond
By Guest | 09 January 2017

Dell’s Jeff Clarke outlines the tech that he believes will change the way we do business in the coming year

Dell’s Jeff Clarke outlines the tech that he believes will change the way we do business in the coming year

How artificial intelligence is transforming business

How artificial intelligence is transforming business
By Lindsay James | 05 January 2017

Artificial intelligence has had a remarkable rise to fame over the last decade, evolving from unsuccessful attempts at creating ‘thinking computers’ into something that will fundamentally transform our lives for the better

Industry experts discuss the evolution of AI and how it will transform business in the future

Top tech trends for retail in 2017

Top tech trends for retail in 2017
By Guest | 28 December 2016

Uwe Hennig from Detego explains how mobile devices, AI, IoT and digital fitting rooms will make their mark

Uwe Hennig from Detego says mobile devices, AI, IoT and digital fitting rooms will make their mark 

Microsoft launches new consortium to fight avoidable blindness

Microsoft launches new consortium to fight avoidable blindness
By Sean Dudley | 21 December 2016

Partnership with L V Prasad Eye Institute will see advanced used of artificial intelligence

Microsoft expands its HoloLens solution to Japan

Microsoft expands its HoloLens solution to Japan
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2016

Devices can be ordered from Microsoft Store and will start shipping in early 2017 

How Microsoft is realising its vision to democratise artificial intelligence

How Microsoft is realising its vision to democratise artificial intelligence
By Lindsay James | 16 November 2016

Microsoft's Harry Shum has announced a new Azure Bot Service as well as a partnership with OpenAI

AI and cybersecurity key talking points at Future Decoded

AI and cybersecurity key talking points at Future Decoded
By Lindsay James | 02 November 2016

Yesterday’s business day at Future Decoded welcomed over 10,000 visitors

Cognitive systems and AI revenues to hit US$47 billion in 2020, says IDC

Cognitive systems and AI revenues to hit US$47 billion in 2020, says IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 October 2016

Banking, retail, healthcare and discrete manufacturing to spend most on AI this year

Hyper Anna creates Azure-based solution to democratise data

Hyper Anna creates Azure-based solution to democratise data
By Lindsay James | 26 October 2016

Hyper Anna has developed a machine intelligence layer that sits on top of a collection of data

Microsoft announces global expansion for HoloLens

Microsoft announces global expansion for HoloLens
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 October 2016

Device is now available for pre-order in Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and the UK

Stephen Hawking to headline Future Decoded in November

Stephen Hawking to headline Future Decoded in November
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 October 2016

Renowned theoretical physicist to focus on subjects like artificial intelligence and machine learning

Optimising retail operations with the latest technologies

Optimising retail operations with the latest technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 October 2016

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explores how advanced analytics, machine learning and the cloud are driving optimisation and accurate demand-driven inventory and assortment planning

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explores how new technologies are driving new efficiencies in retail

 

Cloud computing is helping people transform the world, says Satya Nadella

Cloud computing is helping people transform the world, says Satya Nadella
By Lindsay James | 12 October 2016

At the recent Transform event, Microsoft’s CEO said the cloud is placing the future of tech in people’s hands

Accenture predicts AI will boost labour productivity by 40% by 2035

Accenture predicts AI will boost labour productivity by 40% by 2035
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 October 2016

Report also expects the technology to double annual economic growth rate in 12 developed economies

How will the Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM alliance impact AI development?

How will the Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM alliance impact AI development?
By Rebecca Lambert | 03 October 2016

We sum up what the tech leaders aim to achieve through their new Partnership on AI initiative

Microsoft creates new Artificial Intelligence and Research Group

Microsoft creates new Artificial Intelligence and Research Group
By Lindsay James | 30 September 2016

Computer vision luminary Harry Shum to lead more than 5,000 people worldwide

Satya Nadella explains how humans and AI can work together

Satya Nadella explains how humans and AI can work together
By Lindsay James | 29 June 2016

Microsoft’s CEO says humans and machines should work together, not against each other