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This news item is part of the weekly top 5 news bulletin (from Week 1, Mar 2023) specially packaged for leaders of Nonprofits, Churches, and Faith-based Social Ventures. 

Microsoft brings AI Chat into Skype & Edge in addition to Bing Mobile 

Microsoft is moving fast and capitalizing the momentum that they’ve gained by the whole Bing and ChatGPT integration, bringing AI features into their tools. Now they’ve made a big announcement related to Skype. As you all know, Skype was one of the leading chat and calls tool that many people used before the arrival of Zoom and other tools.So now Microsoft wants to revive the interest in Skype by adding AI capabilities inside Skype. So it’ll be very interesting to see how this takes off.And this is in addition to adding AI into other areas like Bing mobile and Edge and those kind of apps that Microsoft already has. Microsoft wants to just spread the AI capability across all its tools and make the most of this traction that they’ve been having with AI.

Here is the full list of the Top 5 News Items from Week 1, March 2023 with source links from Microsoft, YouTube, TikTok, Meta, Google.

🗞️ News 1: YouTube tests Podcast management features; adds new Moderator role  

Source: Google Support | YouTube

🗞️ News 2: Microsoft brings AI Chat into Skype & Edge in addition to Bing Mobile  

Source: Microsoft

🗞️ News 3: TikTok partners with Mercedes Benz to bring videos into car screens 

Source: TikTok

🗞️ News 4: Meta upgrades VR experience with finger-swiping instead of a controller     

Source: Meta

🗞️ News 5: [Web3] Google Partners with Tezos; Canada publishes Regulation details

Source: Business Wire | Decrypt

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