• Telefónica|Vivo joined the first meeting of the Microsoft Brasil‑germinated Brazilian artificial intelligence (AI) industry board. 

Microsoft hosts first Brazilian AI industry board meeting

Microsoft hosts first Brazilian AI industry board meeting

Source: Microsoft

Telefónica|Vivo joined the first meeting of the Microsoft Brasil‑germinated Brazilian artificial intelligence (AI) industry board. The board, founded in mid‑2019, convened virtually in March 2020 to discuss the ethical challenges and technical opportunities surrounding the technology. Microsoft aims to host a quarterly meeting of the body, with invitations to participate extended to all companies and organisations involved in AI across the country. Telefónica|Vivo joined the inaugural online discussion as the only confirmed telco participant, alongside several companies across a spectrum of sectors. President of Microsoft Brasil Tânia Cosentino said the purpose of the group is to “bring together leaders” and “improve the development and use of AI‑based technologies”.