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Alibaba, Tencent Race to Build ChatGPT Rivals – Nikkei

Baidu also said earlier this week it will soon finish internal testing for a ChatGPT alternative called ‘Ernie Bot’

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China’s tech giants are racing to build their own artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots, amid the global frenzy around ChatGPT, according to a report by Nikkei Asia.

The report said Alibaba and Tencent confirmed they were working towards creating AI-centred tools to rival ChatGPT. That followed a statement from Baidu earlier this week saying it will soon finish internal testing for a ChatGPT alternative called “Ernie Bot”.

E-commerce giant JD.com and mobile-games maker NetEase are also looking to incorporate ChatGPT-like features in their services, the report added.

Read the full story: Nikkei Asia


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Vishakha Saxena

Vishakha Saxena is the Multimedia and Social Media Editor at Asia Financial. She has been working as a digital journalist since 2013, and is an experienced writer and multimedia producer. As an eager stock market trader and investor, she is keenly interested in economy, emerging markets and the intersections of finance and society. You can tweet to her @saxenavishakha


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