Baidu unveils ChatGPTrival Ernie Bot; 650 companies sign up

News Summary

  • Shares plunged 10% after Li showed a prerecorded demonstration of the Ernie bot instead of the real-time live demonstration of its capabilities that many had expected.
  • Baidu is among several Chinese firms working on similar chatbots.In February, Baidu first mentioned that the internal testing of its Ernie Bot was almost complete.
By ZEN SOO Associated PressHONG KONG (AP) Chinese search giant Baidu unveiled its artificial intelligence chatbot Ernie Bot, presenting its rival to the Microsoftbacked ChatGPT in a prerecorded [+1893 chars]