Microsoft collaborates with Taiwan AI Labs for genetic analysis

Microsoft and Taiwan AI Labs have collaborated and unveiled TaiGenomics — an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based genetic analysis platform — using Microsoft Azure Cloud computing and storage capabilities. The platform uses AI to process, analyse and draw inferences from vast amounts of medical and genetic data provided by patients and hospitals, MSPoweruser.com reported late on Friday. The tech…

Microsoft unblocking AI to help 1 bn persons with disabilities

As over one billion people, roughly 15 per cent of the world’s population, grapple with some form of disability, Microsoft has begun unblocking the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve assistive technologies in several ways, the company’s India President Anant Maheshwari said on Monday. Maheshwari, who had a life-altering learning experience in 2008 when he was afflicted with…