Currently, journalists are picking up stories from news agencies and selecting headlines and pictures on the MSN website.
But artificial intelligence is now said to be in charge of this news-making task. Microsoft responded that the measure was part of a business evaluation.
‘Like all companies, we regularly evaluate our business. This can lead to increased investments in some areas and reallocation in others. “These decisions are the result of the current pestilence,” Microsoft said.
Fifty contract employees will lose their jobs with Microsoft’s decision to assign news tasks to robots. At the same time, the US media reported that regular journalists will continue.
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