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ChatGPT threatens Google as Microsoft looks to invest in the AI giant

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It took Netflix more than three years to reach a million users but it took this new artificial intelligence tool just five days. ChatGPT is Big Tech’s latest gold mine. It’s a state-of-the-art natural language processing model developed by San Francisco based startup OpenAI. 

It can put together detailed responses in a way that mimics human conversation. It can write entire essays, solve math problems and even generate complex computer code.

Plus, the tool gets smarter as more people use it, which means some students have been taking advantage by using ChatGPT to write their school papers. This trend prompted New York City schools to issue a ban on the chatbot, and universities in Australia are switching over to pen and paper altogether.

This latest frenzy has Google issuing a “code red.” According to the New York Times, the tech giant is worried about ChatGPT upending their business. Meanwhile, Microsoft is leaning into those fears. They are reportedly looking to invest $10 billion into ChatGPT with the aim of making it part of their Bing search engine.

The Information reports Microsoft hopes to launch the new feature before the end of March in a bid to compete with Google, which has been the world’s largest search engine for over 20 years.

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MAHMOUD BENNETT: IT TOOK NETFLIX MORE THAN 3 YEARS TO REACH A MILLION USERS BUT IT TOOK THIS NEW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TOOL JUST 5 DAYS – AND IT’S BIG TECH’S LATEST GOLD MINE.

WE’RE TALKING ABOUT CHAT-GPT  – A STATE OF THE ART NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING MODEL DEVELOPED BY SAN FRANCISCO-BASED STARTUP OPEN AI. 

IT CAN PUT TOGETHER DETAILED RESPONSES IN A WAY THAT MIMICS HUMAN CONVERSATION – AND CAN WRITE ENTIRE ESSAYS, SOLVE MATH PROBLEMS AND EVEN GENERATE COMPLEX COMPUTER CODE.

PLUS, THE TOOL GETS SMARTER AS MORE PEOPLE USE IT… AND YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS…STUDENTS HAVE TAKEN ADVANTAGE: USING CHAT GPT TO WRITE THEIR SCHOOL PAPERS – PROMPTING NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS TO ISSUE A BAN – AND UNIVERSITIES IN AUSTRALIA SWITCHING OVER TO PEN AND PAPER ALTOGETHER.

AND THIS LATEST FRENZY HAS GOOGLE ON CODE RED – ACCORDING TO THE NEW YORK TIMES WHICH SAYS THE COMPANY’S WORRIED ABOUT ENORMOUS TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE LIKE THIS UPENDING THEIR BUSINESS.

MEANWHILE, MICROSOFT IS LEANING INTO THOSE FEARS REPORTEDLY LOOKING TO INVEST $10 BILLION INTO THE CHATGPT – WITH THE AIM OF MAKING IT PART OF THEIR BING SEARCH ENGINE.

THE INFORMATION REPORTS MICROSOFT HOPES TO LAUNCH THE NEW FEATURE BEFORE THE END OF MARCH IN A BID TO COMPETE WITH GOOGLE, WHICH HAS BEEN THE WORLD’S LARGEST SEARCH ENGINE FOR OVER 20 YEARS.

I’M MAHMOUD BENNETT – FOR MORE NEWS LIKE THIS HEAD ON OVER TO STRAIGHT ARROW NEWS.COM.