Since ChatGPT’s launch on November 30, Google has been abuzz as users were amazed by its ability to answer queries, write code and create content intelligently and with a charming human-like personality.
Microsoft is also planning to release a GPT-4 version of its Bing search engine in the coming weeks, according to Semafor, which is expected to be faster and more powerful than ChatGPT, a GPT-3 model.
Others planning to release AI bot services next month include Chinese internet search giant Baidu, according to Reuters, and Silicon Valley-based enterprise software platform C3.ai which boosted its stock price on Jan. 31 when it announced that it will be unveiling its own generative AI search tool at the C3 Transform conference in Boca Raton, Florida on Mar. 7.
CNBC has learned that Google is testing a chatbot rival called “Apprentice Bard” based on Google’s LaMDA conversational technology to offer question-and-answer search.