Soumya Prakash Pradhan

The times are changing, bringing advancements from cell phones to smartphones, and now evolving into smart gadgets.

Technological progress includes shifts from 3D to AR, VR, and Metaverse, culminating in concepts like the AI.

In recent days, the tech industry has seen significant growth. According to the latest reports, Google is planning a substantial investment in a new AI company, Character.AI.

This startup, created by former Google employees Noam Shazeer and Daniel De Freitas, specializes in AI chatbots.

The Reuters report suggests that Google may invest "hundreds of millions of dollars" in Character.AI.

This investment could strengthen the existing partnership between Google and the startup.

Character.AI's chatbot allows users to engage with virtual versions of celebrities and anime characters.

Additionally, users can create their own chatbots and AI assistants using this platform, as per the report.

The chatbot service is available for free, with a premium version offering users the option to bypass virtual queues.