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The Economic Times, September 5, 2017.
Artificial intelligence is the flavour for Microsoft’s campus programme for Indian women engineers this year. Encouraged by the success of the programme, Women in Software Engineering (WISE), started in India in 2014, the American software company is now planning to take this programme global. “Considering the impact of outcomes of the programme in India, our mentor team is looking forward to take this programme beyond India, starting with a pilot in Africa,” said Charumathy Srinivasan, Partner Group Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft India Development Center. Srinivasan is also the lead mentor of the WISE programme. “We believe that the need to empower young women with technology is global,” she added.
The Times of India, September 1, 2017.
From solutions to traffic woes to providing real-time data on potholes, a group of 37 interns from PES University showcased their digital innovations at a road show. Hosted by Microsoft Innovation Lab, a research lab for students of the institution, the road show showcased several robotics projects, including a robot capable of mapping unknown terrain with possible applications in military operations and mining, a self-configuring modular robot and a prosthetic arm using myoelectric impulses to help amputees.
The DQ Week, August 16, 2017.
Microsoft India recently announced the launch of Microsoft Kaizala, a mobile-only product designed for large group communications and work management. It is developed for organizations to offer seamless communication, simple collaboration and easier task co-ordination. Microsoft Kaizala brings together desktop and mobile-only users who may be within or outside their organizations. Microsoft India also announced the launch of its enterprise version, Kaizala Pro that allows organizations to have complete administrative control of their groups.