Duer: Baidu launches AI assistant to rival Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Google Now

Chinese search giant Baidu has introduced a Siri-like artificial intelligence digital assistant to a mobile app used by millions of people. The Duer assistant will reportedly offer help to users by taking into account their internet search history, location, and other data collected by the company often referred to as the Google of China. In a demo on Tuesday (8 September) at Baidu’s annual corporate conference in Beijing, Duer ordered two lattes through a version of the artificial intelligence software embodied in a robot. There are currently no plans to release the robot, but the machine learning software will be rolled out to users of the Mobile Baidu app that runs on Android and iOS operating systems. “We want everyone to have a personal assistant,” said Baidu CEO Robin Li,…


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