AI can be as as fallible as the humans that make it, Microsoft panel concludes

TORONTO - Artificial intelligence (AI) might be a boon for businesses, collecting, analyzing, and making recommendations based on greater quantities of data than humans could ever hope to sift through, but it's still

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

What a week looks like for Microsoft Canada’s new president

TORONTO - What does a work week look like for new Microsoft Canada President Kevin Peesker? Well, he revealed how he spends his time at the Synnex Canada National Conference in Toronto. Peesker

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

It can’t write this story yet, but Microsoft has trained AI to win Ms. Pac-Man

In the latest sign of artificial intelligence (AI)'s eventual dominance of the workplace, a Canadian deep learning startup-turned-division of Microsoft Corp. has successfully created an AI-based system that achieved the maximum possible score

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft acquires Montreal-based deep learning startup Maluuba

Teaching machines to understand human language has long been the holy grail in artificial intelligence - and in a Montreal startup, Microsoft Corp. believes they have found the perfect guide. On Friday the

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood