Semafor and Bloomberg on Monday reported that Microsoft has been considering a $10 billion investment in OpenAI. Such an investment would be among the biggest in Microsoft’s long history, though it isn’t clear whether the company would offer some of that amount in the form of cloud computing credits like it did when it first invested in OpenAI in 2019. OpenAI requires hefty computing power to...
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Welcome back!To help readers track the frenzy around generative artificial intelligence, we launched The Information's Generative AI Database, listing 39 startups that make AI models or build services on top of them. Together, those companies have raised more than $15 billion from more than 50 investors.OpenAI, whose ChatGPT fueled the generative AI craze, has seen the bulk of that haul,...
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