Microsoft Aims To Make Cortana Platform Smarter With Acquisition Of AI Startup Maluuba

Microsoft is scoping out machine learning technologies that could make its Cortana personal system stand out, announcing on Friday it will acquire artificial intelligence (AI) startup Maluuba. The acquisition of Montreal-based Maluuba will help Microsoft further focus on natural language deep learning, especially question answering and decision making, said Harry Shum, executive vice president for Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence and Research Group, in a blog post. “Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning and reinforcement learning for question-answering and decision-making systems will help us advance our strategy to democratize AI and to make it accessible and valuable to everyone — consumers, businesses and developers,” he said. [Related: Channel Beat: Microsoft Reorganization Is Boon For Partners] Microsoft did not disclose the terms and conditions of the acquisition, including the price. As part of the acquisition,…


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