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Microsoft's Cortana could soon be more ‘human'

4 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant could soon a lot more human thanks to the acquisition of Semantic Machines, a California-based company that specialises in conversational human-machine interactions. Semantic sets itself apart from Alexa, Google Assistant, and other voice assistants thanks to a multi-faceted approach to the intelligence at work behind the vocal interaction. Up until recently, voice assistants have worked primarily from responding to the task at hand, and only the task at hand, lacking the context of prior conversations, which makes them feel far from intelligent. While...
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Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines in push toward conversational AI

Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines in push toward conversational AI

4 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

Taking talking tech to the fore.
Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Berkeley, California-based AI company Semantic Machines.
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Microsoft acquires conversational A.I. technology firm Semantic

Microsoft acquires conversational A.I. technology firm Semantic

4 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

Microsoft is betting big on artificial intelligence. The Redmond, Washington-based technology giant announced the acquisition of Semantic Machines, a company focused on building conversational A.I.
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Microsoft buys AI company to improve Cortana's conversational skills

Microsoft buys AI company to improve Cortana's conversational skills

4 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Microsoft has acquired a natural language AI firm called Semantic Machines to help Cortana and other bots carry on natural conversations, it announced. The tech "uses the power of machine learning to enable users to discover, access and interact with...
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Microsoft vs Google: Expect bots to sound more human after Semantic Machines deal

Microsoft vs Google: Expect bots to sound more human after Semantic Machines deal

4 monthes ago   |   By ZDnet

Microsoft acquires a startup to boost its goal of delivering "full duplex voice sense" chatbot services.
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