San Francisco just solidified its role as a global hub for artificial intelligence (AI), thanks to Microsoft‘s newest initiative. The tech giant has announced the opening of an AI Co-Innovation Lab at 555 California St. The aim? To accelerate AI development and innovation across diverse industries in the Bay Area.
This marks Microsoft’s second such lab in the U.S., following one in Redmond, Washington. It joins the increasing number of AI-focused establishments in San Francisco. Companies like Anthropic and OpenAI are already expanding in the city, which is rapidly becoming a mecca for AI talent and innovation.
This move comes after Microsoft’s $10 billion investment in OpenAI earlier this year. A new product offering called Microsoft 365 Copilot, integrating OpenAI’s technology, is expected to launch this November.
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