China’s Google launches AI assistant to rival Siri

Baidu said that Duer can fulfil requests for restaurants and food deliver, pet-related services like grooming and buying film tickets and is expected to expand into areas such as ride-hailing, education, travel and healthcare, the company said. The idea behind AI – or machine learning – is that it will take into account factors such as a user’s location and past searches. So people who have searched via Baidu will be able to get results that are relevant to them. As an increasing number of searches are carried out, Duer will generate “tags” for services that will help it search for more specific things. Baidu gives an example of a restaurant in Beijing which could be tagged simply as being “medium-priced”. But through machine learning, and taking into account more…


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