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Microsoft is collaborating with media startup Semafor to utilize AI chatbots for news story development, amidst a multi-billion dollar lawsuit from the New York Times.
The amount of money is 'substantial' to Semafor's business, said a person familiar with the matter.
Signals is a breaking news feed that will provide different perspectives on major stories, written entirely by journalists with AI as a research tool.
Microsoft also announced collaborations with journalist organizations to address concerns over generative AI's impact on media businesses.