Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday officially disclosed the existence of Gemini, a large machine-learning model The Information broke news about in March. The model, still in development, is aimed at rivaling OpenAI’s GPT, which powers ChatGPT. Gemini also aims to improve on Google’s PaLM 2 machine-learning model, which powers the company’s ChatGPT rival, Bard, and other conversational AI...
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