Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft Adds the Tech Behind ChatGPT to Its Business Software

Wall Street Journal
March 23, 2023
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In the tech arms race for more powerful AI, Microsoft seeks to stay on top of the competition, integrating ChatGPT capabilities throughout its business software.

Microsoft is infusing its popular workplace software with the technology behind the viral chatbot ChatGPT, upgrading PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook with new abilities in its latest move to try to stay ahead in the artificial-intelligence race.

The software giant has gone all-in on generative AI, following its multibillion-dollar investment in ChatGPT’s creator OpenAI. In February, Microsoft rolled out a new version of its search engine Bing that used generative AI to give direct answers to questions and had a sophisticated chat tool. It announced Thursday that it is bringing the technology to its Microsoft 365 suite of software to enable users to create presentations, write documents and summarize emails—all from natural-language prompts.

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