"The technology would also help people who need to search through a very large amount of information find that one specific piece of data they need. For instance, it could help people more quickly find information hidden in car manuals or tax regulations."
"With Maluuba, Microsoft is going beyond the concepts of image recognition and machine learning to make artificial intelligence smarter, and building systems that can read text, comprehend the context behind it and even ask and answer questions."
"Maluuba wants to solve the problem of text understanding, building machines that can read and write. It’s building machines that can reason with text and effectively communicate with people."
"Microsoft is buying Maluuba, a Canadian startup focused on giving software a better understanding of human language. This natural language processing technology is a key underpinning of artificial intelligence."
"Maluuba is delving deep into building AI that can not only understand human language but also communicate effectively, with dozens of applications and opportunities for further research on the horizon."