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“We are at the cusp of a new era where everything is about intelligence. It’s no longer about automation, it’s about tons and tons of data and what we do with it… Give it another ten years, I think artificial intelligence and data analytics will be in the DNA of every company.” New CEO of Microsoft Accelerator in Bangalore, Bala Girisaballa. The partnership between Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Facebook, and IBM is a giant step in that direction. But there are two other major entities in AI which are conspicuous by their absence from the alliance – Apple which is developing its voice-responsive Siri, and Elon Musk’s OpenAI platform which has US$1 billion in funding.