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Microsoft bets its future on AI: over 8000 AI researchers back the effort

  When it comes to AI research, Microsoft means business. The company formed its AI Research Group one year ago, and already employs over 8000 researchers. AI is Microsoft’s fourth engineering division and the one that saw the fastest growth. The tech giant’s ambitious goal is to democratize AI and …

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Game over: Microsoft’s AI system conquers Ms. Pac-Man

Microsoft’s AI agents have managed to beat Ms. Pac-Man. The 36-year-old classic has been a difficult nut to crack for AI, but researchers’ efforts eventually paid off. We all know that the Redmond giant and Google are in a continuous competition. As a quick reminder, just last month, Google’s AlphaGo …