Apple's WWDC 2024 OpenAI Tie-Up Moves Could Be Replicated In China Via Alibaba, Baidu, Says Gene Munster

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) could potentially partner with Chinese tech giants Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA) for its AI features in China, according to tech analyst Gene Munster.What Happened: Munster, who is associated with Deepwater Asset Management, suggested the potential partnerships in a post on Monday. He wrote on X, “What about Apple AI in China? If Apple wants to offer third party AI features (aka ChatGPT), they’ll likely do a deal with $BIDU (ERINE) or $BABA (Qwen)”Qwen and Ernie Bot are AI models developed by Chinese tech companies. Qwen is a general-purpose language model like ChatGPT, while Ernie is a knowledge-enhanced model focused on specific domains.What about Apple AI in China? If Apple wants to offer third party AI features (aka ChatGPT), they'll likely do a deal with $BIDU (ERINE) or $BABA (Qwen).— Gene Munster (@munster_gene) June ...Full story available on Benzinga.com

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Apple Inc. AAPL could potentially partner with Chinese tech giants Baidu Inc. BIDU and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

BABA for its AI features in China, according to tech analyst Gene Munster . What Happened : Munster, who is associated with Deepwater Asset Management, suggested the potential partnerships in a post on Monday. He wrote on X, “What about Apple AI in China? If Apple wants to offer third party AI features (aka ChatGPT), they’ll likely do a deal with $BIDU (ERINE) or $BABA (Qwen)” Qwen and Ernie Bot are AI models developed by Chinese tech companies.

Qwen is a general-purpose language model like ChatGPT, while Ernie is a knowledge-enhanced model focused on specific domains. Apple’s shares closed 1.91% lower on Monday following the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2024, where the company unveiled new AI advancements.

At the WWDC, Apple introduced “Apple Intelligence,” a systemwide software update that promises a personalized generative AI experience. The new iOS 18 allows for a more customizable iPhone home screen and includes enhanced versions of its in-house apps. Siri, the voice assistant, will now better understand natural language, process contextual information, and perform actions within apps.

See Also: Trump Could Face Life Incarceration If Defeated In 2024 Election, Former Federal Prosecutor Warns: ‘He Has An Appreciable Chance Of Dying In Prison’ These AI features will be integrated with the latest device software, e.