Microsoft lays off team responsible for AI ethics

Microsoft has axed its entire ethics and society team within its AI (opens in new tab) division, as part of the 10,000 wider layoffs at the company as a whole. 

The tech giant is now left without a team that ensures AI product design aligns with the values of responsible AI, right then the Redmond behemoth is mobilizing the technology into every one of it products and services (opens in new tab) conceivable.

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