Microsoft buys AI scheduling service Genee

Artificial intelligence is really coming into its own this year. Not only is funding way up, but the number of deals are on pace for a record as well. Genee, an artificial-intelligence-powered scheduling service, has been acquired by Microsoft, it was announced on Monday. No financial terms of the deal were disclosed, but it was revealed that Genee co-founders Ben Cheung and Charles Lee plan to join Microsoft in some capacity. Founded in 2014, Genee is a virtual assistant that can make decisions on its own. For example, if someone wanted to make a coffee date, they would send an email and copy Genee onto it. Genee will automatically be able to understand what the person is trying to do, and will take it upon itself to send an email with open dates and times…


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