Microsoft Build Highlights New Opportunity for Developers, at the Edge and in the Cloud

Announcing New Innovations That help Developers Build AI and Multidevice, Multisense Experiences, and New $25M AI for Accessibility Program
Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft

(Redmond, WA, Tuesday, May 8, 2018) - Microsoft heads into Day 2 of its developer conference with a focus on creating smarter ways for people to work.

Yesterday, CEO Satya Nadella, shared news of how it is leading the way to address the enormous opportunity and responsibility that AI is bringing to every developer and organization on the planet.

Nadella also announced a $25 million grant program, AI for Accessibility, to accelerate innovation for people with disabilities at the company’s annual developer conference, Build.

For more information on Build, visit the Microsoft News Center.

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