December 1, 2023

Microsoft kicked off its Ignite convention for IT execs in Seattle this week, and the corporate is making quite a lot of AI-related bulletins this morning. The brand new Bing Chatbot, which is offered on the internet, the Microsoft Edge sidebar, and the brand new Copilot assistant on Home windows 11 is being rebranded to only “Copilot”. It’s additionally obtainable on a brand new URL,

“Our efforts to simplify the person expertise and make Copilot extra accessible to everybody begins with Bing, our main expertise for the online. Bing Chat and Bing Chat Enterprise will now merely develop into Copilot,” Microsoft introduced this morning. The corporate additionally added that Copilot might be “out or preview and develop into usually obtainable beginning December 1.”

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Bing Chat Enterprise, which was introduced again in July, affords the identical expertise because the common Bing chatbot with the addition of economic information safety for organizations with a Microsoft 365 subscription. The corporate is now referring to this enterprise model of the chatbot as “Copilot with business information safety.”

As of right now, organizations can get Copilot with business information safety at no extra value with a Microsoft 365 E3, E5, Enterprise Normal and Enterprise Premium subscription. In July, the corporate additionally mentioned that the chatbot will even be obtainable as a standalone subscription costing $5 per person monthly.

“Over time, we will even develop eligibility of Copilot with business information safety to much more Entra ID (previously Azure Lively ID) customers at no extra value,” Microsoft mentioned right now. The corporate has many different Copilot bulletins this morning, together with new options in Copilot for Microsoft 365.