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OpenAI releases latest version of artificial intelligence chatbot ChatGPT

The US tech firm OpenAI has released its latest version of the artificial intelligence chatbot ChatGPT. The new model, GPT-4, is able to handle “much more nuanced instructions” than its predecessor, the GPT-3.5, its creators said. Its improved capabilities will include the ability to respond to images and process up to 25,000 words – about […]

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ChatGPT: What is it, how does it work and why is Google going after it?

Google has confirmed it is launching its own artificial intelligence-powered chatbot in the wake of the success of rival service ChatGPT. First launched late last year, ChatGPT has become an online sensation because of its ability to hold natural conversations but also to generate speeches, songs and essays. Here is a closer look at the […]

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Tech giants post sluggish financial results as sector struggles continue

Technology giants Alphabet, Amazon and Apple all posted disappointing financial results on Thursday as businesses continue to face challenging global economic issues. Google’s parent company Alphabet posted lower profits and only a small revenue increase, while Amazon also reported a fall in profits and Apple posted its first quarterly revenue drop in nearly four years. […]

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Microsoft invests billions in ChatGPT-maker OpenAI

Microsoft has said it is making a “multi-year, multibillion-dollar investment” in the artificial intelligence (AI) start-up OpenAI – the maker of ChatGPT and other tools that can write readable text and generate new images. The tech giant described its new agreement as the third stage of a growing partnership with the San Francisco-based OpenAI that […]

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US justice department sues Google over digital advertising dominance

The US justice department and eight states sued Google on Tuesday, alleging that its dominance in digital advertising harms competition. The US government alleges that Google’s plan to assert dominance has been to “neutralise or eliminate” rivals through acquisitions and to force advertisers to use its products by making it difficult to use competitors’ products. […]

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UK Competition regulator launches investigation into Apple and Google ‘duopoly’

The UK’s competition watchdog is to launch a full investigation into the market dominance of Apple and Google in mobile services. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said a consultation had found substantial industry concerns around the firms’ dominance of mobile web browsers and that Apple restricts cloud gaming on its App Store. Those findings […]

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