Microsoft Corp. teamed up with Xiaomi Corp. to work on cloud computing, artificial intelligence and devices.
Among other things, the companies will focus on exploring Microsoft Azure cloud platform to support Xiaomi's user data storage, bandwidth, computing and other cloud services in international markets, according to a Feb. 23 news release.
Also, the Chinese electronics and software company will leverage the partnership with Microsoft for future development of its laptop and laptop-type for the international markets. The companies are also discussing plans to integrate Cortana with Mi AI Speaker.
Additionally, Xiaomi and Microsoft plan to explore multiple cooperative projects based on a broad range of Microsoft AI technologies, as well as related Microsoft AI products and services.