Microsoft invests in Grab for big data, AI projects

Last Updated: Tue, Oct 09, 2018 15:01 hrs

Washington: Microsoft is investing in ride-hailing company Grab to push for artificial intelligence and big data to on-demand services.

The company has made strategic investment in Grab. As part of the agreement, Grab will adopt Microsoft Azure as its cloud platform, TechCrunch reported.

Microsoft and Grab will also work together on several innovative deep technology projects including new authentication measures such as facial recognition with built-in AI, look at uses for natural language processing, machine learning and AI in Grab's platform.