Baidu launches paid version of ChatGPT-like Ernie Bot – Reuters

[1/2]The logo of Baidu's AI chatbot Ernie Bot is displayed near a screen showing the Baidu logo, in this illustration picture taken June 28, 2023. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Acquire Licensing Rights
BEIJING, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Chinese search engine giant Baidu launched on Wednesday a paid version of its ChatGPT-like product Ernie bot, charging 59.9 yuan ($8.18) per month.
Ernie bot, which like ChatGPT is powered by generative artificial intelligence, was the first of many Chinese AI-powered chatbots to be unveiled this year.
($1 = 7.3191 Chinese yuan)
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