According to Alibaba, its ChatGPT-like service would be integrated into all items, beginning with DingTalk and Tmall Genie.
Alibaba Group Holding intends to include its own ChatGPT-like service Tongyi Qianwen into all of its products. Stating chairman and CEO Daniel Zhang Yong on Tuesday at the company’s annual Cloud Summit in Beijing.
“All Alibaba products will be integrated into our large [language] model and will go through a comprehensive upgrade,” Zhang, 51, said in his keynote presentation. “ “We hope this will take the intelligence of all Alibaba services to a whole new level. And enable things that were unimaginable before.”
Tongyi Qianwen will be first incorporate into Digi talk . Alibaba’s digital collaboration workplace and application development platform. And Tmall Genie, the company’s IoT-enabled smart home appliance. Along with Chinese and English language capabilities. Tongyi Qianwen is now available for beta testing to corporate clients in China.
The keynote was Zhang’s first public speech as the new CEO of Alibaba Cloud. After taking over the post in December following the service’s “longest major-scale failure” in a decade in Hong Kong and Macau.
An opportunity of extreme strategic importance to Alibaba
During his half-hour lecture, Zhang made no mention of the service breakdown. In a February conference call, Zhang stated that the cloud business. Which includes Dingtalk, was “an opportunity of extreme strategic importance to Alibaba.”
Analysts at Shanghai-based capital market intelligence service SWS wrote in a January note. “With world-leading technologies, we expect Ali Cloud to improve organisational efficiency. In addition customer service, and commercialisation under [Zhang’s] leadership.”
At midday on Tuesday, Alibaba, which owns the South China Morning Post, saw its shares rise 1% in Hong Kong. Despite tough competition and a run of slower revenue growth in recent quarters. Moreover, Alibaba’s cloud arm is still seen as a major growth driver in the company’s e-commerce sector.
Alibaba Cloud’s sales increased 3% year on year to 20.18 billion yuan (US$2.92 billion) in the December quarter. Marking the company’s weakest growth rate in 2022. What’s more, revenue increased by 12% in the March quarter of last year and 10% in the June quarter.