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Google Launches ChatGPT Rival 'Bard'

Google has launched its AI chatbot, Bard, to early testers with plans to launch it to the public in the coming weeks.

Google and OpenAI logo on the front of boxer gloves
Google and OpenAI logo on the front of boxer gloves

This marks the company's entry into the chatbot market as a rival to OpenAI's popular ChatGPT program.

Bard: A New AI Chatbot from Google

Google's new conversational AI service, Bard, is now available to trusted testers. The chatbot is similar to ChatGPT to generate detailed answers to simple prompts. The release of Bard is a result of the high demand for chatbots similar to ChatGPT.

Testing Phase for Bard

IN A BLOG POST, alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai announced the testing phase for Bard. The company will gather feedback from external testers and use it alongside internal testing to ensure that Bard's responses meet high-quality standards, safety, and real-world information. Google's LaMDA language model technology will power the program.

Geographically Diverse Testers

According to a Google spokesperson, the testers for Bard are a geographically diverse group of people outside the company. The testers will help improve and understand how regular users will encounter the AI service in real life. Google is excited for this testing phase to continue learning and improving Bard's quality and speed.