OpenAI’s ChatGPT App Can Now Search the Web but Only via Bing
OpenAI, the world’s premier AI startup, said that ChatGPT Plus, its premium version, now has a new function that allows it to search the web for solutions using Microsoft Bing.
This feature allows ChatGPT to obtain the most recent data in order to deliver answers to user queries that go beyond the model’s original training data.
The browsing functionality is accessible on both the iOS and Android versions of the ChatGPT app.
To enable browsing, navigate to the New Features section within the application settings. Then, in the model switcher, choose “GPT-4” and select “Browse with Bing” from the provided drop-down menu.
The company release also stated that the mobile ChatGPT app will have Improved search history, allowing for quick navigation to relevant parts of the conversation.
Apple IDs Now Support Passkey
Passkeys have been added to Apple IDs for beta users of iOS/iPadOS 17 and macOS Sonoma. Users can now authenticate themselves on various platforms using biometric features, eliminating the need for traditional passwords. It offers a convenient and streamlined access method beyond Apple.com and icloud.com.
Besides Apple properties, this feature enables passwordless login for websites that offer “Sign in with Apple.” For sites supporting passkeys like PayPal, Shopify, and Kayak, you can quickly sign up by scanning a QR code with your iPhone.
Passkeys are synchronized across multiple devices after they are established. Synchronization requires signing in with a shared Apple ID on existing devices.
Redpanda Raises $100M in Series C Funding
Redpanda is a developer-focused streaming data platform that uses a Kafka API for simplified, efficient, and cost-effective operations. The demand for data streaming is growing, providing a big boost to businesses in this industry.
Redpanda recently raised $100M in Series C Funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Google Ventures, and Haystack are among the primary investors. Till now, Redpanda secured $165 million in funding.
Some of the companies that rely on Redpanda to push hundreds of terabytes of streaming data a day through their applications and services are Texas Instruments, Cisco, Akamai, NCR, Vodafone, etc.
Redpanda’s exceptional real-time performance and seamless integration with AI have driven substantial financial growth, with revenue increasing fivefold and the workforce doubling.
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