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Co-founder Ilya Sutskever leaves OpenAI

Ilya Sutskever, co-founder and chief scientist at OpenAI, has recently announced his departure from the AI tech startup. His leave was confirmed by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman in a public blog on OpenAI's official website and by Sutskever himself on a post in X.

OpenAI is building a search engine inside ChatGPT

OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, a language model, is venturing into the search engine market with plans to expand ChatGPT's capabilities, according to a recent report by Bloomberg. The company aims to equip ChatGPT with a web-crawling feature that can search the internet for answers and provide detailed responses with source citations that mirrors the functionality of Google Search.

OpenAI opens its first Asia office in Tokyo

OpenAI, the company behind the popular AI chatbot ChatGPT, has recently announced the opening of its first Asia office in Tokyo, Japan. The move is being seen as the AI company's ongoing effort to grow revenue sources globally.

End of the road: Ghost Autonomy, with OpenAI support, shuts down

Ghost Autonomy, a startup focused on developing autonomous driving software for automotive partners, has ceased operations, according to a company announcement.

Sam Altman no longer in control of OpenAI's startup fund

OpenAI, the parent company of ChatGPT, has recently restructured its venture capital fund, effectively removing Sam Altman, the company's CEO, from ownership and control of the OpenAI Startup Fund. According to the company, this move aims to enhance transparency and address concerns regarding the fund's governance. 

You can now use ChatGPT without signing up

Users can now access the free version of ChatGPT without requiring to sign up via a Google, Microsoft, or Apple account. Instead, the popular AI chatbot can be directly accessed from OpenAI's official website without needing to log in.

OpenAI unveils Voice Engine, voice-cloning AI model

OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, has recently unveiled insights from a small-scale preview of Voice Engine, a voice-cloning AI model. As per OpenAI, this model utilises text input alongside a single 15-second audio sample to generate natural-sounding speech that closely resembles the original speaker.

Microsoft and OpenAI to build $100 bln data centre: report

Microsoft and OpenAI are reportedly planning on building a data centre that would cost as much as $100 billion, as per a report by the global news platform The Information. The report adds that this data centre could also include an AI supercomputer called 'Stargate', which is set to launch in 2028.

xAI’s Grok chatbot is now available as open-source on Github

Grok, the AI chatbot made by Elon Musk’s AI startup xAI, has been released on Github as an open-source project. The open release is now accessible on GitHub, allowing researchers and developers to freely enhance the Grok model.

March 10, 2024
March 10, 2024

Sam Altman rejoins OpenAI board

Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, has rejoined the company's Board of Directors, about five months since he was fired and subsequently rehired as the CEO. In addition to Altman, three new board members have joined OpenAI: Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann, Nicole Seligman, and Fidji Simo.

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

OpenAI to name new board members in March: Report

OpenAI, the company behind making ChatGPT, is planning to appoint several new board members in March according to a recent report by the Washington Post.

February 24, 2024
February 24, 2024

Bezos, Nvidia join OpenAI in funding humanoid robot startup

Bezos had committed $100 million through his firm Explore Investments LLC and Microsoft is investing $95 million, while Nvidia and an Amazon-affiliated fund are each providing $50 million

February 17, 2024
February 17, 2024

OpenAI valued at $80 billion after deal, NYT reports

OpenAI has completed a deal that values the AI company at $80 billion or more

February 16, 2024
February 16, 2024

OpenAI announces Sora, AI video generator

OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT and DALL-E, has recently announced that they are working on a new software called Sora, an AI-based video generator that can create minute-long videos from text prompts.

February 15, 2024
February 15, 2024

Microsoft detected hackers from China, Russia and Iran using its AI tools

Microsoft published a report saying state-backed hackers from Russia, China, and Iran have been using tools from OpenAI, a US based artificial intelligence research organisation, to increase their skills and trick their targets. Microsoft has also invested a significant amount in OpenAI.

February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024

OpenAI hits $2 billion revenue milestone

Microsoft-backed OpenAI hit the $2 billion revenue milestone in December, the Financial Times reported on Friday

January 20, 2024
January 20, 2024

Sam Altman seeks to raise billions for network of AI chip factories

Intel, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co and Samsung Electronics  are potential partners for OpenAI

January 17, 2024
January 17, 2024

OpenAI CEO Altman says at Davos future AI depends on energy breakthrough

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman emphasises on energy breakthrough to facilitate the vast power consumption of future AI

January 16, 2024
January 16, 2024

OpenAI to launch anti-disinformation tools for 2024 elections

The explosive success of text generator ChatGPT spurred a global artificial intelligence revolution but also triggered warnings that such tools could flood the internet with disinformation and sway voters.

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