- Google is reportedly set to accelerate the release of its AI solutions in response to the launch of ChatGPT, a language model trained by OpenAI.
- The New York Times claims that the launch of ChatGPT set off alarm bells at Google, leading to a review of the company’s AI product strategy by its founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
Google is one of the biggest investors in artificial intelligence and has the most talented minds in the industry. Due to reputational risk, it has a reputation for being cautious in how it develops and deploys AI. It is reportedly accelerating its release of AI solutions in response to the launch of ChatGPT.
According to The New York Times, ChatGPT set off alarm bells at Google. It led to a series of meetings to review Google’s AI product strategy by Google CEO Sundar Pichai and founders – Larry Page & Sergey Brin.
According to a CNBC report, Sundar Pichai and Google AI Chief Jeff Dean were asked whether ChatGPT represented a missed opportunity for the company in a meeting. Pichai and Dean said that Google’s own models were just as capable, but the company had to move more conservatively than a small startup
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Investment of Microsoft in OpenAI
Microsoft has invested much in OpenAI that it is hard to consider the company a small startup anymore. The two companies have established a deep partnership, and Microsoft has begun integrating OpenAI’s technologies into its own products.
AI News reports that Microsoft and OpenAI planned to integrate technology from OpenAI in Bing to challenge Google’s search dominance.
Further Steps of Google
Google is planning to speed up the reveal and deployment of its own AI solutions, including a chatbot-enhanced Google Search demo at the company’s annual I/O developer conference in May and more than 20 AI-powered projects this year.
Google is also said to be working on a rival to GitHub Copilot, a coding assistant powered by OpenAI’s technology. Google’s alternative is PaLM-Coder 2, which will have a version for building smartphone apps known as Colab that will be integrated into Android Studio.