Microsoft is adding more predictive capabilities to Office via a set of new capabilities called Context IQ.
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Microsoft's Virtual Assistant Accelerator and Bot Framework Composer tools are now generally available. And developers can now use Bot Framework to create new Alexa skills.
Microsoft is privately testing new semantic search capabilities inside Microsoft Search. Early next year, this 'Project Turing' set of capabilities will be available in public preview, with general availability targeted for later in 2020.
Microsoft is updating its Microsoft Bot and Skype Bot platforms with new capabilities, as well as additional support for Facebook and Slack bot features.
Microsoft looks to be building a Visual Studio-like tool suite for machine learning called Open Mind Studio.
Microsoft is making more of its Cognitive Services programming interfaces available to developers, starting today with its Custom Speech Service public preview.
Microsoft is testing Ruuh, another new AI chatbot, which is aimed specifically at the Indian market.
Microsoft is testing privately a tool for data scientists for data preparation and cleaning that is codenamed "Pendleton."
Microsoft plans to seek continued partnership opportunities with Baidu following the move of Microsoft's former vice president Qi Lu to head up Baidu's AI and act as COO at the Chinese search giant.
Another piece of Microsoft's 'Open Mind Studio' falls into place: A new extension enabling developers to use AI services from inside Visual Studio.