Google’s AI chatbot Gemini delayed to January 2024
The introduction of Google's new AI chatbot Gemini will be delayed until January 2024. This writes The Information. Answers to non-English prompts would not yet meet quality standards.
According to The Information, Google initially planned to launch Gemini this week. This has now been postponed ... Read more
What can Amazon’s AI chatbot Q do?
Amazon is coming out with its own AI chatbot Q. The chatbot is available almost a year after everyone was introduced to the AI chatbot ChatGPT. There are a lot of competing chatbots in the market now, but so far none of them were the product of Amazon.
Amazon Q is Amazon's answer to the many AI ... Read more
Dutch hospital now uses AI chatbot to answer patient questions, a first in Europe
The Dutch-based UMCG hospital is now answering questions from patients with the help of AI. However, it's still only medical professionals who are actually doing the talking: the AI application is mainly intended to reduce the administrative pressure on healthcare workers.
The UMCG cooperated wi... Read more
Google Bard integrates with Gmail, Docs and YouTube and speaks 40 languages
Google has now integrated its generative AI chatbot Bard with a range of its business applications. Furthermore, the AI chatbot now supports 40 languages.
With the now-released updates, users of various Google (productivity) apps, as well as the Google Flights and Hotels applications, can ask qu... Read more
ChatGPT’s water consumption is astronomical: 40 prompts demand one litre
AI chatbots such as ChatGPT, Google Bard and Bing Chat put their companies' water consumption through the roof. University of California researcher Shaolei Rein found that a conversation of 5 to 50 prompts with a chatbot claims 500 milliliters of water.
Microsoft reported in its own 2022 Environ... Read more
ChatGPT still losing users, but comeback is in sight
ChatGPT is experiencing a drop in traffic for the third month in a row. However, the decline in August was relatively minor: usage dropped by 3.2 percent worldwide compared to July, and even a slight increase in the US. Similarweb attributes this trend to the fact that the new school year has start... Read more
Google’s AI search engine now says where it get its information from
Google is experimenting with AI search. This week Search Generative Experience (SGE) was made available through Search Labs in India and Japan, the first countries allowed to use it besides the US. From now on, it will also tell where it gets information from, something competitor Bing Chat from Mi... Read more
Google Duet AI for Workspace is now available everywhere
Duet AI, the AI assistant for Google Workspace, has just been made available for almost all Workspace applications. During Google Cloud Next, the tech giant detailed how the generative AI tool is capable of all sorts of tasks that ease the daily workload an employee faces. Within Slides, Meet, Gmai... Read more
AI search assistant Bing Chat now also included in Microsoft Launcher
The AI search engine Bing Chat is already prominent within Windows 11 and Microsoft Edge. Now Android users can also easily use the generative AI tool via the Microsoft Launcher.
For now, only the beta version of the Microsoft Launcher includes the AI chatbot, but it often doesn't take too long ... Read more
ChatGPT gives all users more control over answers
OpenAI is adding functionality that gives more control over ChatGPT's answers, making it available to all users. This includes users of the free version of the generative AI tool, according to the latest release notes.
The functionality in question was already made available in beta in July of t... Read more