[TL;DR] Tech news that you shouldn’t miss this 03/29

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Foundation, the first documentary series on start-ups from Station F. A “soap opera of reality” in eight episodes to capture the everyday life of entrepreneurs.

Why this is important: The first four episodes of this documentary series, which has eight, premiered Tuesday evening on the start-up campus, in the presence of Xavier Niel, its founder, Roxanne Varza, its director, and Rachel Vanier, its communications director, who led the project.

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Xavier Niel and Roxanne Varza, Station F. March 2018. Credit: Decode Media Media.

IA: Samsung and Fujitsu set up research centers in France. These announcements are timely, the president presents this Thursday his main axes to make France a leader in research on artificial intelligence.

Why this is important: Samsung’s new research center should indeed have more than a hundred researchers. The laboratory will be located in Paris or on the Saclay plateau. It will be the South Korean conglomerate’s third largest laboratory after those located in Korea and the United States. It will be led by the French Luc Julia, vice president of innovation for Samsung and known for having created with Adam Cheyer and developed the voice assistant Siri at Apple.

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What to remember from Cédric Villani’s report on artificial intelligence. The document takes stock of the sector in France and makes proposals to enable France to be a world leader in artificial intelligence.

Why this is important: Produced at the request of Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, the document, which contains more than 240 pages, provides an overview of the sector in France and formulates proposals to enable France to be a world leader in intelligence artificial. Based on these recommendations, the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron will unveil France’s strategy on artificial intelligence this Thursday.

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Credits: École polytechnique – J. Barande – CC BY-SA 2.0.

Microsoft will inject $ 30 million over 3 years in the development of artificial intelligence in France. With this investment, Microsoft wants to develop “a trusted AI” in France.

Why this is important: The announcements follow one another in the wake of the delivery of the Villani report. Microsoft presented its plan for artificial intelligence for France. In this context, the American firm plans to release a budget of 30 million dollars spread over 3 years.

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