Microsoft new curatorial new apps which aim to cut through the deluge with the help of Artificial Intelligence. Hummingbird was first spotted by the Android Police and has quietly launched on the Android in some of the countries.
After simply signing into the Microsft account, you are instructed to create a much more personalized fees by simply selecting from the categories such as the Science, Politics, Tech and Environment and with some of the subcategories like the Movies, Elections, and Celebrities. Articles in all those categories will be going to bubble to the top of the app home screen, and with time start to align much more closely with your reading preferences, Microsoft revealed.
“Hummingbird uses the latest AI and searches technology to help you locate stories and videos on topics you care about and from sources you trust on the web,” the app’s description on the Google Play Store reads. “The more you use Hummingbird, the better it gets at searching and locating stories from across the web that you’ll like — and avoiding ones you won’t,” the app description reads.
Within feed, clicking on a story bulbs pull up the publisher’s page, along with a menu with sharing tools and a dislike button. There is also an option to block all the news from a particular source and to save articles for a later period as well.
“Users’ trust in the news we present is of the utmost importance to Bing,” the Bing team wrote at the time, “and we’re committed to providing a well-rounded view of news from diverse, quality sources … Being an informed consumer of the news is more challenging today than it used to be, [and] our goal is to provide the broader context for impactful stories, from politics to business to major disasters, and much more.”