Look Out, IBM: Microsoft Corporation Is Preparing for an AI Battle

Toward the end of last year, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) took an informal poll of some its senior researchers to determine what they thought the key technology drivers would be in 2016. With so much emphasis placed on CEO Satya Nadella’s “mobile-first, cloud-first” mantra, it seems logical that Microsoft’s internal tech gurus would allude to one of, if not both, of these critical areas as a key driver of growth in 2016.Surprisingly, the overwhelming response had little to do with the cloud. According to Microsoft’s top minds, 2016 will be the year that artificial intelligence (AI), sometimes referred to as “machine learning,” begins to affect our day-to-day lives. Some of the biggest players in tech are tackling AI. One of the first names that comes to mind is IBM (NYSE:IBM), thanks to…


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