In a statement on the social media platform X, Shear dismissed speculation that OpenAI's board ousted Altman because of a spat over the safety of powerful AI models.
OpenAI dismissed Altman on Friday following a "breakdown of communications," according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.
[1/4]Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, attends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in San Francisco, California, U.S. November 16, 2023.
In a separate post on X, Altman shared Nadella's message with the words, "the mission continues".
loadingThe decision not to reinstate Altman as OpenAI's chief confounded efforts by investors and employees to steady the startup's path.
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