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Google appears to be working on an ‘advanced’ version of Bard that you have to pay for

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Google appears to be working on an upgraded version of Bard called “Bard Advanced” that will be available through a paid subscription to Google One, as shared by developer Dylan Roussel on X (formerly Twitter).

Bard Advanced seems to be powered by Gemini Ultra, the top tier of Google’s newly announced large language model (LLM), according to Roussel. That’s an upgrade over the current version of Bard, which runs the midtier Gemini Pro. One of the screenshots Roussel shared describes Bard Advanced as a “more capable large language model with advanced math and reasoning skills.” Developer Bedros Pamboukian also discovered a string of code that suggests Google is working on an “advanced” tier.

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