During the 19th Summer Summit of the 2023 Yabuli China Entrepreneur Forum, Liu Qingfeng, the founder and chairman of iFLYTEK, discussed some updates regarding their large-scale model.
At the StarFire Cognitive Large Model V1.5 upgrade conference held by iFLYTEK in June this year, there were multiple mentions of statements such as "iFLYTEK StarFire is just a step away from ChatGPT" and "It will surpass ChatGPT before October this year". Although iFlytek has the suspicion of 'staged marketing', given the current technological capabilities demonstrated by domestic AI large models, it is not impossible to surpass ChatGPT.
On June 19th, Li Auto's official WeChat account "You Ge Li Xiang" released an article introducing the company's development in the field of AI large language models. Chen Wei, head of Li Auto's spatial algorithm team, stated: "We had already started training for the entire large language model before ChatGPT was introduced.
"I feel that many companies are too hasty and seem to be boosting their stock prices. We have never been this kind of style."
On May 16, Chinese renowned writer Yu Hua topped the 2021 long novel list of "Harvest" bimonthly magazine. During the award ceremony where Chinese literature Nobel laureate Mo Yan presented the award to Yu Hua, Mo Yan said that he had been struggling to write his speech for several days and sought help from ChatGPT.
Terence Tao, an award winning Australia-born Chinese mathematician, announced that he and physicist Laura Greene will co-chair a working group studying the impacts of generative artificial intelligence technology
Recently, Zhou Hongyi, the founder of Qihoo 360, stated that ChatGPT-4.0 is already the smartest "person" on Earth. He said that people who do not know how to use GPT will be eliminated in the future. On the same day, Zhou Hongyi also announced that 360 had launched an AI store.
The third BEYOND International Technology Innovation Expo began in China on May 10. During the event, Joe Tsai, executive vice-chairman of Alibaba Group, showcased an AI-generated actress named Leah to demonstrate the potential of AI-generated content.
Recently, the Pingliang Public Security Bureau's Network Security Brigade in China cracked a case of using ChatGPT to fabricate fake information.
iFlytek, a Chinese information technology company, showcased its large language model named SparkDesk. iFlytek's chairman claimed that the model has outperformed ChatGPT in three key areas.
TAL Education Group, a Chinese holding company that provides after-school education and tutoring services for students, on May 5th revealed its plan to develop MathGPT, a large-scale mathematical model.
It was reported that ByteDance, TikTok's parent company, offered an annual salary of $1.4 million to poach talent of the ChatGPT R&D team from OpenAI.
On April 21st, it was announced that the new version of the MOSS model developed by Fudan University's Natural Language Processing Laboratory was officially launched today. It is the first open-source conversational language model in China with plugin enhancements.
The emergence of generative artificial intelligence (AI) models, such as ChatGPT, has sparked severe competition. China's focus on ensuring compliance with this technology is driving the implementation of regulatory measures.
On April 10, Wang Xiaochuan, the founder of Chinese search engine Sogou, announced his foray into large-scale models by co-founding an artificial intelligence company called Baichuan Intelligence with former Sogou COO Ru Liyun.
On April 10, Tao wrote: "Today was the first day that I could definitively say that GPT-4 has saved me a significant amount of tedious work."
He Xiaodong, the Vice President of JD.com, which is one of China's largest e-commerce companies, announced on April 8 at a summit that the company will be launching an "industrial version" of ChatGPT called ChatJD this year.
On April 7th, Alibaba Cloud announced that the large-scale model "Tongyi Qianwen" has started inviting testing.
Xu Ziyang, the Executive Director and CEO of ZTE Corporation - a Chinese technology company specializing in telecommunications - announced on April 6 that the company plans to launch a GPU server capable of supporting high-bandwidth ChatGPT by the end of this year.
Zhou Hongyi, the co-founder and CEO of 360 Security Technology, a cybersecurity firm, recently divorced his wife after more than 20 years of marriage. As part of the divorce settlement, Zhou's ex-wife received a 6.25% stake in the company valued at 8.967 billion yuan ($1.3 billion).