BEIJING, May 26 - Robin Li, CEO of Chinese search engine giant Baidu , said on Friday that the company is a prolific AI broad-language model that will power Baidu's ChatGPT "very soon". He said that he will officially release Ernie 3.5, which is Like the Ernie Bot app and boost the search engine. Li made the announcement nearly two months after Ernie Bot was first shown to the public, with mixed reviews, at the Zhongguancun Forum, one of China's most well-known tech forums. Since then, Ernie Bot and other products powered by the company's generative AI broad language model have remained in trial mode, where a select number of companies and users are invited to test the products and provide feedback. Eduardo Baptista reported; Edited by Muralikumar Anantharaman Thomson Trust Principles.