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Another twist at OpenAI: Microsoft hires Sam Altman to lead its AI team

That didn't last long.

Λίγο μετά την απόλυση του Διευθύνοντος Συμβούλου της OpenAI, Sam Altman, η Microsoft τον προσέλαβε, μαζί με τον συνιδρυτή του OpenAI, , για να ηγηθεί της νέας, «προηγμένης ερευνητικής ομάδας» της εταιρείας.

είναι επενδυτής και συνεργάτης με το OpenAI, κατέχοντας ένα too big a bet to the company; Microsoft also uses OpenAI's technology in its search engine, the .

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who shared the news on Monday, wrote to X that the company remains "committed to our partnership with OpenAI."

“(Έχουμε εμπιστοσύνη στον οδικό χάρτη προϊόντων μας, στην ικανότητά μας να συνεχίσουμε να καινοτομούμε με όλα όσα ανακοινώσαμε στο Microsoft Ignite και να συνεχίσουμε να υποστηρίζουμε τους πελάτες και τους συνεργάτες μας. Ανυπομονούμε να γνωρίσουμε τον Emmett Shear και τη νέα ηγετική ομάδα του OAI και δουλεύοντας μαζί τους».

As for Microsoft's new hires, Nadella wrote: "We look forward to moving quickly to provide them with the resources they need to succeed." And in one answer at Altman's recognition about his new role, he wrote that he was "very excited to be CEO of this new group, Sam, setting a new pace for innovation."

OpenAI unexpectedly fired Altman last week, with the board first trying to replace him with the company's CTO Mira Murati, before settling on Emmett Shear, a former Twitch executive, as interim CEO. THE , co-founder and chairman of OpenAI, also stepped down as chairman of OpenAI's board of directors.


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All of these changes, many of them seemingly sudden and unexpected even by insiders, are sure to deeply affect both OpenAI and Microsoft, as well as the relationship between the two companies. Given how much news we've heard from OpenAI, Microsoft, and Altman over the past three days, we expect to hear quite a bit more in the coming weeks and months.