Delivering Copilot for everyone

As we approach Super Bowl weekend, we’re thrilled to be a part of the festivities for the first time in four years. This year, we’re proud to celebrate the transformative power of AI and Microsoft Copilot, showcasing peoples’ “watch me” moments with Copilot enabling people to do things previously unattainable. With a simple sentence or two, you will see a budding entrepreneur turn a fledgling idea for a new product into an actionable business plan, a filmmaker’s concept into a rich set of storyboards, and a fantasy football player’s team come to life with a mascot image they can edit inline.

Iran accelerates cyber ops against Israel from chaotic start

Since Hamas attacked Israel in October 2023, Iranian government-aligned actors have launched a series of cyberattacks and influence operations (IO) intended to help the Hamas cause and weaken Israel and its political allies and business partners. Many of Iran’s immediate operations after October 7 were hasty and chaotic – indicating it had little or no coordination with Hamas – but it nevertheless has achieved growing success.

When the machines speak our language – B&R and Microsoft bring generative AI to automation engineering

B&R is collaborating with Microsoft to bring artificial intelligence to its industrial automation software. With integration of Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI service into B&R’s Automation Studio engineering workflows, developers of machine applications will be able to generate, optimize and annotate code using intuitive natural-language prompts. As a concept study in AI-enhanced innovation, the new Automation Studio Copilot aims to help machine builders get to market faster with solutions that are more innovative and more reliable.

Catrin Hinkel im SRF «Trend» zur Rolle von Künstlicher Intelligenz am Arbeitsplatz

Am diesjährigen World Economic Forum in Davos widmete sich SRF «Trend» der Rolle und dem Einfluss von KI auf die Arbeitswelt der Zukunft. Um Antworten auf die Fragen zu finden, ob KI den Menschen ersetzt oder die Menschen von KI profitieren, weil sie produktiver werden und ihre Zeit besser nutzen können, sprach Trend mit Arbeitnehmervertreterinnen, Konzernchefinnen und Expertinnen wie Catrin Hinkel, CEO von Microsoft Schweiz.