Microsoft has confirmed a multi-billion-dollar investment in OpenAI, which according to some estimates amounts to 10,000 million dollars. In this way, Redmond's staff extends their time and investment with the company dedicated to research and development in Artificial Intelligence systems that includes ChatGPT and DALL-E 2.
Microsoft will increase its investment in the development and implementation of supercomputing systems as part of OpenAI's research. Of course, each of the two companies will be able to market independently the advanced Artificial Intelligence technologies they develop.
Microsoft has become an exclusive cloud partner for OpenAI, bringing its cloud services to life for its products, API services, and research.
Microsoft is planning to incorporate OpenAI models into several of its products, both for the enterprise and consumer sectors. There are already rumors that the company is planning to battle Google by including ChatGPT into its Bing scores, and they are also planning to incorporate various AI technologies into various applications. Among them, Word. PowerPoint. and Outlook.
Both companies have integrated OpenAI technology through their APIs, and have launched Azure OpenAI, a service with which enterprises and developers can create applications and systems based on GPT, DALL-E, and Codex.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said the two companies have signed a contract "building on a common desire to responsibly advance next-generation Artificial Intelligence research, as well as to democratize Artificial Intelligence as a new technology platform."
Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, remember that "the first three years of our collaboration have been fantastic. Microsoft shares our values, and we are excited to continue our independent research and strive towards creating advanced Artificial Intelligence that benefits everyone."