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Microsoft news recap: over 8,000 people working on AI, Microsoft Store coming to London and more

Microsoft (MSFT) news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!

Over 8,000 people are now working on AI at Microsoft

As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more important in the digital and real world, it is reported that Microsoft now has more than 8,000 people working on AI-based projects throughout the company.

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Microsoft, Facebook, and Telxius complete ambitious Marea undersea cable project

A new cross-atlantic subsea cable has successfully been laid by Telxius in a faster than usual time, just 3 years. It is hoped the new cable will deliver improved internet services for customers of Microsoft and Facebook, as well as being more reliable and resilient, as it runs alongside a pre-existing cable.

Microsoft opens a new small office, to woo one guy?

While Microsoft has its HQ in Redmond, it is reported the company has decided to open up a 20-person small office to house just one employee. It is believed to be a move to help Microsoft in the Kitsap Peninsula.

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A Microsoft retail store could possibly be opening in London

Microsoft is set to open its first retail store in the United Kingdom. The store will be coming to Regent Street in London and will be a flagship store.

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That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Microsoft news.

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