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Accelerating educational transformation with technology

Technology holds the promise of transforming the way students learn and educators teach, to enable 21st Century learning and student-centric environments. It also holds the potential to accelerate educational transformation. By leveraging technology tools and services holistically—not only within the classroom or the school infrastructure—schools can ensure more streamlined planning … Read more »

AI and cargo shipping: Full speed ahead for global maritime trade

As the old saying goes: Time is money. And, that’s never been truer than in the competitive world of international shipping, where unforeseen delays or miscalculations can cost millions of dollars. Thousands of cargo ships ply the oceans and keep world trade moving ahead every day. But poor weather, congested … Read more »

MSRA and OOCL embrace AI in digital transformation

Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), Microsoft’s world-class research arm, and Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (OOCL) announced their partnership in applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) research to improve network operations and achieve efficiencies within the shipping industry. The collaboration is expected to nurture over 200 AI developers over the next 12 months. “Microsoft … Read more »

Microsoft meets Tech Community in Sri Lanka at Azure Summit 2018

Microsoft welcomed over 400 ICT professionals to “Azure Summit 2018” at the Taj Samudra hotel, where the company showcased how it is infusing cloud across its products to help customers visualize and create the future of business. The event spanned Microsoft’s hybrid cloud platform Azure with a focus on how … Read more »