Microsoft Invests $1.5 Billion In UAE-Based AI Firm G42

But Who Are G42?

Group 42 is a Dubai-based AI firm that specializes in providing AI solutions and research for both public and private sector firms.

G42 will be using Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform to conduct AI research and deploy many AI instances on the cloud.

A Cloud Collaboration

G42: An Infamous Name According To New York Times

The New York Times have published two news reports so far detailing how G42 has ties with the Chinese government and swindles AMerican data to them.

Bye Bye ByteDance

G42 recently divested all their shares of Chinese AI firm ByteDance to reassure their collaboration with American partners.