Microsoft to fund climate technology


Microsoft Premonition

Project Premonition aims to detect pathogens before they cause outbreaks. Smart traps catch mosquitoes, which help in collecting data. (Microsoft)

Microsoft announced Monday that it would invest $50 million in a program that provides cloud-computing services and other resources to organizations working on climate change and environmental technology. The company’s AI for Earth program began in July with $2 million, awarding grants to universities, companies and nongovernmental organizations that gave them free use of Microsoft’s artificial-intelligence…

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