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Amazon launches ‘Q’ — a ChatGPT competitor purpose-built for enterprise


Amazon has launched its personal synthetic intelligence-powered assistant constructed for enterprise, “Amazon Q.”

The AI chatbot can be utilized to have conversations, clear up issues, generate content material, acquire insights and join with an organization’s info repositories, code, knowledge and enterprise programs, Amazon Net Companies mentioned in a Nov. 28 announcement.

Q is a part of Amazon’s broader technique to combine generative AI throughout its product ecosystem on each client and personal sector fronts an hopes the software will show useful to staff.

“Amazon Q supplies rapid, related info and recommendation to staff to streamline duties, speed up decision-making and problem-solving, and assist spark creativity and innovation at work.”

Staff in HR, authorized, product administration, design, manufacturing and operations will profit from Q, AWS CEO Adam Selipsky mentioned in a Nov. 28 CNBC interview.

He famous that Q is skilled on 17 years of AWS knowledge.

Dialog tab on Amazon Q. Supply: Amazon Net Companies

AWS’s largest clients embrace monetary corporations Vanguard and Deloitte together with telecommunication corporations Samsung and Verizon and leisure conglomerate Disney — whose staff may leverage the AI chatbot when a extra full model is rolled out.

It’s at present solely supplied in preview mode in Oregon and northern Virginia in the USA.

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Amazon’s Q is unrelated to Q*, an AI venture by ChatGPT creator OpenAI — which was rife with controversy final week when founder and CEO Sam Altman was sacked after which reinstated as CEO.

Amazon has been an enormous investor within the AI house, inserting a $4 billion guess on Anthropic — the workforce behind Claude 2 chatbot — throughout a number of investments. Anthropic leverages a lot of its computational energy from AWS.

Two of Amazon’s largest opponents, Google and Meta, launched their very own AI chatbots named Google Bard and LLaMA earlier in 2023, whereas Microsoft has invested about $13 billion into OpenAI.

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