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🗣️ ChatGPT Speaks, Threads Limits Search, Google Bard Disappoints
ChatGPT Can Now Respond With Spoken Words. OpenAI, the San Francisco artificial intelligence start-up, released a version of its popular chatbot on Monday that can interact with people using spoken words. As with Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and other digital assistants, users can talk to ChatGPT and it will talk back. By Cade Metz via The New York Times
ChatGPT Can Now Respond With Spoken Words - A new version of OpenAI’s popular chatbot behaves a lot like Siri and Alexa. You can talk to it — and have a conversation. - Olav Mitchell Underdal (@omunderdal)
Threads block searches related to COVID and vaccines as cases rise. Instagram’s text-based social platform Threads last week rolled out its new search function, a crucial step toward the platform’s expansion and one that would give it more parity with X, formerly known as Twitter. By Taylor Lorenz via Washington Post
Meanwhile Threads continues to wholesale censor the words vaccine, long covid, covid, and more from search, cutting vulnerable people off from crucial health information. - TaylorLorenz.Substack.com (@TaylorLorenz)
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Google Bard fails to deliver on its promise - even after latest updates. Google revamped its artificially intelligent chatbot Bard last week in a major overhaul that now gives users access to it from some of its most popular products including Gmail, Docs, Drive, Maps, YouTube, and more. The update theoretically gives Google’s Bard an advantage over ChatGPT, which is the market leader pushed jointly by OpenAI and Microsoft. By Michael Nuñez via VentureBeat
Google Bard fails to deliver on its promise — even after latest updates - Ramsey Elbasheer (@genericgranola)
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Snapchat partners with Microsoft Advertising to power sponsored links within its My AI chatbot - Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra)
Amazon is placing free Alexa Guard security features behind a paywall. Amazon has announced that it’s shutting down Alexa Guard — a DIY security feature for Echo devices that listens for intruders or household alarms when you’re away from home. The free version of Alexa Guard that listens for household disturbances was included as a standard feature on Amazon Echo devices. By Jess Weatherbed via The Verge
Amazon is placing free Alexa Guard security features behind a paywall - Juank (@JCSura)
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