Microsoft Acquires Chat Bot Tech Developer Wand Labs

Redmond is making good on its promise to pursue a strategy of “conversation as a platform” with the acquisition of messaging app developer Wand Labs. The deal should help Microsoft boost its capabilities in machine intelligence and natural language processing for its chat and messaging platforms. “Wand Labs’ technology and talent will strengthen our position in the emerging era of conversational intelligence, where we bring together the power of human language with advanced machine intelligence — connecting people to knowledge, information, services and other people in more relevant and natural ways,” David Ku, corporate vice president of the Information Platform Group at Microsoft, said in statement. “It builds on and extends the power of the Bing, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Windows platforms to empower developers everywhere.”“The acquisition of Wand…


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