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Alibaba Displays Its Generative AI Technology, Which Will Be Available In All Apps

Alibaba Displays Its Generative AI Technology, Which Will Be Available In All Apps
On Tuesday, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd demonstrated its generative AI model—its take on the technology that underpins chatbot phenomenon ChatGPT—and announced that it would soon be included into all of the company's apps.
In a videotaped presentation, the AI large language model, known as Tongyi Qianwen, created invitation letters, arranged travel schedules, and recommended customers on what kinds of makeup to buy.
Tongyi Qianwen can be used to summarize meeting notes, create emails, and draft business proposals. It will first be incorporated into DingTalk, Alibaba's office messaging app. Additionally, Tmall Genie, Alibaba's voice assistant, will receive it.
CEO Daniel Zhang stated during a livestreamed event that the technology "will bring about huge changes to the way we produce, the way we work, and the way we live our lives.Tongyi Qianwen and other AI models are "the big picture for increasing AI's popularity in the future," he continued.
The cloud division of the Chinese internet behemoth intends to make Tongyi Qianwen available to users so they can create their own unique huge language models, and registration for the platform officially opened on Friday.
Since the introduction of ChatGPT by Microsoft-backed OpenAI late last year, interest in generative AI, which learns how to take actions from prior data to create new content, has increased significantly on a global scale.
Several Chinese businesses have unveiled or teased chatbots and AI models.
Earlier this year, the search giant Baidu Inc (9998.HK) unveiled its Ernie Bot chatbot. The bot is currently only accessible to trial users.
An array of new AI products, including a chatbot dubbed SenseChat, were presented on Monday by the Chinese AI business SenseTime (0200.HK).
Alibaba and other businesses developing AI models, according to Zhang, are at the "starting line" of a brand-new phenomena.
"Seizing this opportunity is a common wish for all of us," he said.
While the overall market in Hong Kong was flat, Alibaba's shares increased 1.5%. SenseTime's stock originally rose but then fell 2.7%.

Christopher J. Mitchell

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