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The Latest News around ChatGPT in a Nutshell

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The Latest News around ChatGPT in a Nutshell

As the ChatGPT boom continues to grow exponentially, it might be hard to keep up with all the news related to the product. Here is a summary of the latest news around ChatGPT.

Feb. 1, 2023

TechCrunch: OpenAI launches ChatGPT Plus, starting at $20 per month

  • Called ChatGPT Plus and starting at $20 per month, the service delivers a number of benefits over the base-level ChatGPT, OpenAI says, including general access to ChatGPT even during peak times, faster response times and priority access to new features and improvements.

Feb. 1, 2023

CBC NEWS: ChatGPT user base is growing faster than TikTok

  • The chatbot launched for public use only in December but has already amassed 57 million monthly active users in its first month of availability.

“This is the fastest consumer application I have seen to hit 100 million monthly active users in my career covering this space. The ramp has been extraordinary.”

Lloyd Walmsley, Analyst, UBS equities

Feb. 1, 2023

SEMAFOR: ChatGPT is About to Get Even Better and Microsoft’s Bing Could Win Big

  • Microsoft’s second-place search engine Bing is poised to incorporate a faster and richer version of ChatGPT, known as GPT-4, into its product in the coming weeks, marking rapid progress in the booming field of generative AI and a long-awaited challenge to Google’s dominance of search.

Jan. 30, 2023

VentureBeat: Who will compete with ChatGPT? Meet the contenders | The AI Beat

  • Reuters reported that Chinese internet search giant Baidu plans to launch an AI chatbot service similar to OpenAI’s ChatGPT in March.
  • Anthropic, a San Francisco startup, developed an AI chatbot, Claude — available in closed beta through a Slack integration — that reports say is similar to ChatGPT and has even demonstrated improvements.
  • Launched in 2021, Google’s LaMDA is still considered to be one of ChatGPT’s biggest competitors.

Jan. 20, 2023

The New York Times: Google Calls In Help From Larry Page and Sergey Brin for A.I. Fight

  • A few weeks ago, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met with company executives to discuss ChatGPT, which could be a threat to Google’s $149 billion search business. In a statement, a Google spokeswoman said: “We continue to test our AI technology internally to make sure it’s helpful and safe, and we look forward to sharing more experiences externally soon.”