On this page, we cover major news related to artificial intelligence in general and ChatGPT in particular. The news items are presented in chronological order with the most recent ones at the top.
Google is launching “Bard”
Bard is based on Google’s language model LaMDA. The launch will be taking place in the coming weeks according to sources. Read the full BBC story here: Google launches ChatGPT rival called Bard. And, here is the official message from Google’s CEO: An important next step on our AI journey. The race is heating up!
Microsoft invests further in OpenAI
This is the third phase of investment by Microsoft. Microsoft also confirms that it will deploy OpenAI’s models (ChatGPT) across its product range, creating “new AI-powered experiences.” You can check the official blog post here: Microsoft and OpenAI extend partnership
Google announces AI as one of its key priorities
According to the story titled Google cuts 12,000 jobs in the latest round of big tech layoffs (published by the Verge on Jan 20, 2023), Google is worried about the potential threat to its business caused by ChatGPT and states AI as one of its key priorities. See our detailed post on this topic: ChatGPT: The Google killer or the perfect complement?
ChatGPT is launched!
You can read the official announcement by OpenAI here: ChatGPT: Optimizing Language Models for Dialogue. The model is trained using “reinforcement learning from human feedback.”
And, here is the original tweet by Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI on the day of the launch: