Microsoft Marks Its Largest UK Investment With Major Focus On AI Development – Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)

After Microsoft MSFT President Brad Smith dismissed the development of any super-intelligent Artificial Intelligence (AI) within the next 12 months, the tech giant announced a $3.2 billion investment in the U.K.

What Happened: Microsoft’s U.K. investment is for artificial intelligence infrastructure and training, which will be spread over the upcoming three years. This marks the company’s largest investment in the U.K. since it started doing business in the country 40 years ago.

The investment will bring more than 20,000 of the most advanced GPUs to the U.K. by 2026 by growing its data center footprint across sites in London and Cardiff and a potential expansion into northern England.

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