Microsoft Pulls Back Investment From Facial Recognition Startup

After reports emerged of AnyVision helping the Israeli government to surveil the West Bank, M12-Microsoft’s venture capital arms has decided to pull back the minority investment out of the facial recognition startup. M12 invested an amount in Anyvision as a…

Microsoft Discusses Top 9 Ways To Enable Remote Work For Large Workforce

With the growing global pandemic, tech giants have been taking several measures such as aborting tech events, encouraging employees to work from home, banning business travels and other such. Recently, Nathalie D’Hers from Microsoft’s Core Services Engineering and Operations (CSEO)…

Satya Nadella Posts A Coronavirus Response To Microsoft Employees

In a recent LinkedIn post, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wrote to his employees as a response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including the work the employees are doing to assist governments, schools, and other commercial customers. The post says that…

Microsoft and Accenture To Help Startups Bring Societal Impact Using Emerging Tech

Microsoft and Accenture are teaming to help deepen the reach of entrepreneurs and start-ups that are focused on social impact and sustainability. The joint initiative will provide hands-on support and technologies to social enterprises, helping them to build scalable solutions…

Microsoft Introduces First Bimodal Pre-Trained Model for Natural Language Generation

Over these few years, large pre-trained models such as BERT, ELMo, XLNet, among others, have brought significant improvements on almost every natural language processing (NLP) tasks in organisations. Microsoft has been doing a lot of research around natural language processing…

How NVIDIA Set A World Record For Training BERT And What Does This Mean

The deep learning community, especially those who work on Natural Language problems, had a great run in 2019. Top players like Google, NVIDIA and Microsoft have set new benchmarks with their every release. With time the models keep getting larger…

What The Launch Of GitHub In India Means For Developer Community

The world’s leading developer platform GitHub has expanded its international operations to India, signalling the Microsoft-owned company’s intention to broaden its appeal among developers across the country. The new subsidiary – GitHub India Private Limited – fervently targets the San…

How AI Is Adding Sparkle To Jewellery Designing

Artificial intelligence has been powering tech solutions across sectors and the jewellery industry may be staring at a similar disruption. While rapid headway has been made in the production processes of the industry, jewellery designing largely remains conventional, arduous and…

What Value Does Microsoft Azure Synapse Bring To The World Of Analytics?

Recently, Microsoft has announced a product that seems to blend together to give end-to-end analytics at a very large scale on its cloud platform with Synapse Analytics. Over the years, we have seen mass migration to the cloud as businesses…

Top AI & Data Updates Announced By Tech Giants In 2019

The year 2019 was a very productive year in terms of new updates launched by tech giants. From new operating systems to open sourcing frameworks, this year was a giant step towards white boxing technologies and data democratisation. In this…

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