- Bard: Google’s conversational AI Bard is powered by the company’s LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications) – an algorithm that can engage in free-flowing conversation. Soon-to-be-released Bard will generate text-based answers to users’ prompts instead of the traditional list of links. The tech giant will be testing Bard over the coming weeks to avoid the errors that appeared during its launch event. Google hasn’t yet released details on how Bard will be integrated into its apps.
- Bing x ChatGPT: After partnering with OpenAI, Microsoft announced it would integrate ChatGPT into its search engine Bing, turning it into a hybrid chatbot-search-tool. Users can type in a prompt and Bing will answer in full sentences, citations and links.
Microsoft also added an AI writing assistant to its web browser Edge. It can generate text, such as summaries or additional materials, using information on any website.
- Waldo: Texas-based search engine Waldo (launched in August 2022) collates search indexes from Google, Bing and other sources and presents them in a user-friendly People can filter results by region, file types and domains, and the search tool will highlight statistics and quotes. Waldo offers a Chrome extension and a website.