• Going ahead with its acquisition spree after the biggest takeover on LinkedIn, Microsoft announced its accession of an Artificial Intelligence startup named Genee before a few days. Genee is an intelligent meeting scheduling bot, co-founded by Ben Cheung and Charles Lee in 2014.

    Titbits about Genee’s magic

    Genee was (“was” because it has been shut down on September 1, 2016) around for almost two and a half years as a virtual personal assistant that scheduled, rescheduled, canceled and postponed appointments on behalf of the users. It was indeed a smart scheduling AI that simplified the complexity of coordinating with business associates and dealing with countless emails just to get a meeting fixed.