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Marc Benioff promised to match the contracts of OpenAI researchers who resign to join Salesforce. The offer comes amid the chaotic ouster of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, and rumors Altman could return to the job. "Salesforce will match any OpenAI researcher who has tendered their resignation full cash & equity OTE to immediately join our Salesforce Einstein Trusted AI research team under Silvio Savarese," Benioff, the Salesforce CEO, posted on X in a pledge to buy out the OpenAI researchers' contracts, along with any unrealized profits and sales incentives. As many as 95% of OpenAI workers have also threatened to quit if Altman, the company's co-founder, is not reinstated. AdvertisementSalesforce's Einstein is the company's generative AI program built for managing relationships with customers.
Persons: Marc Benioff, Sam Altman, Altman, , Salesforce, Silvio Savarese, Einstein, Benioff, Greg Brockman, OpenAI, Jakub Pachocki, Szymon Sidor, Aleksander Madry, Savarese, Stanford — Organizations: Salesforce, Service, Enterprise, Business, OpenAI, New York Times, Stanford
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said both Altman and Greg Brockman were joining the company. The move follows a chaotic weekend for Altman after he was ousted as CEO of OpenAI. AdvertisementFormer OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is joining Microsoft. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced on Monday he was adding both Altman and former OpenAI president Greg Brockman to the company's ranks. In a post on X, Brockman said the new Microsoft team would comprise him, Altman, Aleksander Madry, Szymon Sidor, Jakub Pachocki.
Persons: Sam Altman, Satya Nadella, Altman, Greg Brockman, , Nadella, Emmett Shear, ChatGPT, Mira Murati, Brockman, Aleksander Madry, Szymon Sidor, Jakub Pachocki Organizations: Microsoft, Service, OpenAI, Twitch
Emmett Shear laid out a three-point plan for his first 30 days as CEO in an X post at 1 a.m. The interim CEO revealed plans for his 30 days in in a X post at 1 a.m. PT – including hiring an investigator and restructuring the leadership team. The Twitch cofounder's three-point plan came just hours after Shear became OpenAI's second temporary chief in the space of three days. OpenAI's former CTO, Mira Murati, briefly became interim CEO Friday after the board removed Sam Altman . Shear included hiring an independent investigator in his first tasks in the post, which also criticized OpenAI's board for its handling of Altman's departure.
Persons: Emmett Shear, Sam Altman's, Shear, , Mira Murati, Sam Altman, Altman, Jakub Pachocki, Aleksander Madry, Szymon Sidor, Satya Nadella Organizations: Service, Business
OpenAI employees are having a tough time after Sam Altman was suddenly ousted from the company. Here's what OpenAI employees are saying about the chaotic transition. Since Friday the company has cycled through three CEOs: cofounder Sam Altman, former CTO Mira Murati, and current CEO Emmett Shear, who cofounded Twitch. AdvertisementMore OpenAI staffers have threatened to join them unless Altman is reinstated and the board resigns. Throughout the night on Sunday, more OpenAI staffers spoke out, sharing the repeated message: "OpenAI is nothing without its people."
Persons: Sam Altman, Altman, , Mira Murati, Emmett Shear, Greg Brockman, Aleksander Madry, Employees haven't, cofounders Brockman, Will Depue, Sam, Greg, Ilya Sutskever, Shengjia Zhao, Ilya, Jan Leike, Andrej Karpathy Organizations: Service, Microsoft, Employees, Business, Sutskever, OpenAI
Greg Brockman announced three key OpenAI staffers are following him and Sam Altman to Microsoft. Sam Altman is heading up a new AI team at Microsoft after his shock firing by the OpenAI board. All three are senior or longstanding employees at OpenAI, suggesting that the company may face a talent drain after Altman's shock firing. OpenAI announced that Twitch co-founder Emmett Shear would become interim CEO of the AI firm, after negotiations to bring Altman back broke down. The Information also reported that fellow AI startups Cohere and Adept were reaching out to OpenAI employees and that Google Deepmind had received an uptick in resumes from OpenAI workers.
Persons: Greg Brockman, Sam Altman, , Satya Nadella's, Altman, Jakub Pachocki, Szymon Sidor, Aleksander Madry —, OpenAI, Twitch, Emmett Shear, Pachocki, Mira Murati, Brad Lightcap, Ilya Sutskever, Tao Xu, Google Deepmind, Jim Fan Organizations: Microsoft, Service, Google Locations: OpenAI
Former Twitch CEO and cofounder, Emmett Shear, was named interim CEO of the company and Altman had joined former partner Microsoft. Altman was ousted from OpenAI in a shock board decisionAltman was immediately ousted from OpenAI in a dramatic board decision on Friday. According to a timeline provided by fellow OpenAI cofounder Greg Brockman, Altman received a text from board member Ilya Sutskever asking to talk at midday Friday. OpenAI board was 'optimistic' about getting Altman backInvestors, including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, were reportedly "blindsided" by the decision to remove Altman. Altman and Brockman join MicrosoftIn a final twist, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella scooped up Altman and Brockman to lead "a new advanced AI research team" at Microsoft.
Persons: Sam Altman, kickstarting, Altman, , Emmett Shear, Greg Brockman, Ilya Sutskever, Brockman, Sutskever, OpenAI, Satya Nadella, Jason Kwon, Nadella, Shear, Mira Murati, Aleksander Madry, Szymon Sidor, Jakub Pachocki Organizations: Microsoft, Service, Twitch, OpenAI, Bloomberg, The
OpenAI's board abruptly ousted CEO Sam Altman on Friday. In response, several senior figures, including OpenAI president Greg Brockman, left their posts. AdvertisementOpenAI appears "optimistic" that it can reel its ousted CEO Sam Altman back to the company just a day after he was suddenly pushed out of his role on Friday, The Information reported. i love the openai team so much — Sam Altman (@sama) November 19, 2023Several employees re-posted the note with a heart emoji. A condition that Altman set for him to re-assume his CEO role is if the existing board resigned, the Journal reported.
Persons: Sam Altman, Greg Brockman, , OpenAI, Jason Kwon, Altman, OpenAI's, — Jakub Pachocki, Aleksander Madry, Szymon Sidor —, Kwon, Sam, Greg, Jakub, Syzmon, Aleksander, Altman's Organizations: Service, Microsoft, Wall Street
Sam Altman was fired from OpenAI in a shock move on Friday. AdvertisementThree senior researchers have quit from artificial intelligence firm OpenAI following the dismissal of its CEO Sam Altman, The Information reported, citing multiple people familiar with the situation. Ilya told Sam he was being fired and that the news was going out very soon," he wrote. AdvertisementOpenAI chief scientist Ilya Sutskever speaks alongside the company's CEO Sam Altman. Under Altman's tenure, OpenAI launched the pioneering AI chatbot ChatGPT and secured $10 billion in investment from Microsoft.
Persons: Sam Altman, , Altman, OpenAI, Jakub Pachocki, Aleksander Madry, Szymon Sidor, Pachocki, Greg Brockman, Brockman, Ilya Sutskever, Sam, Ilya, Greg, Sutskever, JACK GUEZ, chatbot ChatGPT Organizations: Service, Google, OpenAI, Microsoft Locations: OpenAI
OpenAI is building a new "Preparedness" team to further AI safety. The ChatGPT-maker's newest team aims to address potential risks linked to advanced AI, including nuclear threats. The Preparedness team is hiring for a national security threat researcher and a research engineer. The Preparedness team will help "track, evaluate, forecast, and protect against catastrophic risks," including chemical, biological, nuclear, and cybersecurity threats. As part of the team, OpenAI is hiring for a national security threat researcher and a research engineer.
Persons: , OpenAI, Aleksander Madry, Aleksander Madry didn't, Elon Musk, cofound OpenAI, Sam Altman, Lex Fridman's, we're, Claude, Yann LeCun Organizations: Service, MIT, Intelligence
The AI software told banks to deny millions of legitimate purchases, at a time when consumers had been scrambling for toilet paper and other essentials. Seasonal variations, data-quality changes or momentous events - such as the pandemic - all can lead to a string of bad AI predictions. Also to blame was its AI system learning from corrupted data, the company said. Arize AI, which raised $38 million from investors last month, enables monitoring for customers including Uber, Chick-fil-A and Procter & Gamble. Zoldi said consumer habits were changing too fast to rewrite the AI system.
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