ChatGPT is gaining access to real-time internet search data, which will allow it to provide answers based on the latest news and current events.
Microsoft It was announced that OpenAI’s chatbot would be integrated with its Bing search engine, effectively allowing it to trawl through the entire internet in response to queries.
It addresses a key limitation Chat GPTSo far, it can only provide answers based on training data up to 2021.
The chatbot will also provide citations when searching for data using Bing, linking to its source, which addresses another major concern users have had since its launch late last year.
“ChatGPT will now have a world-class built-in search engine, providing more timely and updated answers through web access,” said Microsoft executive Yusuf Mehdi.
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The news was announced Tuesday at Microsoft’s Build 2023 developer conference, as the US tech giant continues to strengthen its ties to OpenAI.
The Windows and Office company made a multibillion-dollar investment in the creator of ChatGPT, which became a huge success late last year and quickly Bing unveils new look powered by company AI.
Tuesday’s announcement is essentially a case of vengeance, although the upgraded ChatGPT is currently only available to paying users.
It will be available for free at a later date and needs to be enabled through the Bing plugin.
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Microsoft is flexing its muscles in AI as it looks to dominate the crowded field, and it has revealed a ChatGPT-like assistant for office software.
Rival Google is taking a similar approach by integrating workplace apps like Docs Bard Chatbot.
But with Bing and GPT4Google has yet to apply generative AI directly to its traditional search engine.