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Last Week in Conversational AI
Dubai's cryptocurrency exchange, Bybit, has introduced an AI-powered chatbot named Tradegpt. This chatbot is part of Bybit's AI suite called Toolsgpt. Tradegpt can analyze real-time market data, provide in-depth price evaluations, offer trading recommendations for the day, and deliver additional insights based on real-time Bybit market data. Users can interact with Tradegpt in multiple languages to obtain information about cryptocurrency markets. It is available to registered Bybit users at no additional cost, with a daily query limit of 20 per user. This AI tool aims to provide valuable assistance in the fast-paced world of finance, offering real-time crypto market insights and guidance. Read More
Zoom has introduced Zoom AI Companion, an AI chatbot designed to enhance productivity in various work-related tasks. This chatbot offers assistance in crafting appropriate chat responses, staying updated on missed meetings, and more. Users can also ask specific questions about missed meetings, and the chatbot aids in creating innovative recordings by dividing cloud recordings into chapters for easy review. In addition, it helps with email composition and summarizing chat messages. Future updates will include AI-generated suggestions for sentence completion, automatic meeting intent detection in chat messages, digital whiteboard assistance for brainstorming and organization, and more. Zoom AI Companion is available at no extra cost to paid Zoom users. Read More
China's new chatbot, Ernie, launched by Baidu, tends to deflect and avoid answering sensitive or controversial questions, reflecting China's strict censorship policies. Ernie, often touted as Baidu's response to ChatGPT, garnered significant attention upon its launch. However, its responses to queries on topics like Xi Jinping's absence from the G20 meeting or issues such as youth unemployment data are often non-committal or deflective. This censorship and selective response are consistent with China's broader online censorship practices, affecting various online platforms, including social media and chat apps. Read More
At the 2023 Roblox Developers Conference (RDC), Roblox unveiled the Roblox Assistant, a conversational AI tool to assist creators in building virtual experiences. It can generate virtual environments based on user prompts and integrate assets from Roblox's marketplace. The tool provides coding assistance and answers development-related queries. While it's expected to launch at the end of the year or early next year, Roblox has grander plans for the assistant, potentially enabling more advanced gameplay and 3D model creation. It also aims to reduce creators' technical dependence and combat toxicity through AI-powered moderation. Read More
Anthropic has launched Claude Pro, a premium subscription plan for its AI chatbot, Claude 2. Priced at $20/month in the U.S. and £18/month in the U.K., users get 5x more usage than the free tier, more messages, priority access during peak times, and early feature access. This pricing is on par with OpenAI's ChatGPT Plus. Claude Pro users can send at least 100 messages to Claude 2 every eight hours. Anthropic aims to cater to power users. It has raised $1.45 billion and competes with OpenAI in the AI chatbot space. Read More