Topic: openai

People on the Move in Tech in November

A number of companies have announced major changes to their executive leadership this month. Here are a couple of the moves across the industry this past month.  OpenAI board replaced  OpenAI went through some major changes this month. Over the course of just a couple days, Sam Altman was fired by the board, was hired … continue reading

Sam Altman returns to OpenAI as CEO, board to be replaced

Sam Altman and Greg Brockman have announced their return to OpenAI. Last Friday, the company’s board had unexpectedly fired Altman, and co-founder and president Brockman resigned upon learning the news. The two had been announced to be forming a new team at Microsoft, a company that has heavily invested in OpenAI.  “i love openai, and … continue reading

Industry responds to OpenAI’s leadership changes and what it could mean for future of AI

OpenAI has caused quite the stir over the weekend. On Friday, the board of directors fired CEO Sam Altman, leading to a cascade of events, including OpenAI trying to rehire him, co-founder and president Greg Brockman also resigning, Altman and Brockman joining Microsoft to lead up a new AI research team there, and over 500 … continue reading

Sam Altman, Greg Brockman join new AI research team at Microsoft; OpenAI names another interim CEO; OpenAI staff sign letter calling for board to resign

The OpenAI board of directors made headlines on Friday when it suddenly removed Sam Altman, the CEO of the company, from his position. Over the weekend, there were several events that happened following the announcements.  Board tries to get Altman back immediately Following the announcement of his removal, the OpenAI board very quickly started trying … continue reading

OpenAI board of directors removes Sam Altman from CEO role

OpenAI’s board of directors has just announced that CEO Sam Altman will be leaving the company after the board voted that it “no longer has confidence in his ability to continue leading OpenAI.” In a statement published by OpenAI, the company said that the board felt that Altman was not consistent in his communications, which … continue reading

OpenAI now allows users to create their own custom versions of ChatGPT

Today at its OpenAI DevDay event, OpenAI announced a number of updates across its platform. One of the announcements is that the company now allows users to create their own custom versions of ChatGPT, called GPTs, for specific purposes. Some examples of GPTs that have already been created include Game Time, which explains rules to … continue reading

You can now add preferences for ChatGPT to consider when generating its responses

OpenAI has announced the availability of a new feature in ChatGPT to allow customers to make the chatbot fit their needs. Custom instructions can now be used to add preferences or requirements for ChatGPT to use when generating responses. Custom instructions can be applied to all future conversations, eliminating the need to restate these requirements … continue reading

Anthropic, Google, Microsoft, and OpenAI form group dedicated to safe development of frontier AI models

Last week, seven companies convened at the White House and committed to developing AI technology in a way that is safe, secure, and transparent.  Now, four of those companies — Anthropic, Google, Microsoft, and OpenAI — have announced that they have teamed up to launch the Frontier Model Forum, an industry organization dedicated to safely … continue reading

Leading AI companies have committed to ensuring transparent AI development to U.S. government

Seven leading companies in the AI field on Friday voluntarily committed to help move toward the safe, secure, and transparent development of AI technology. The companies include Amazon, Anthropic, Google, Inflection, Meta, Microsoft, and OpenAI. “Companies that are developing these emerging technologies have a responsibility to ensure their products are safe. To make the most … continue reading

Microsoft unveils fall roadmap for Semantic Kernel

Earlier this year, Microsoft released Semantic Kernel, which is an open-source SDK that allows developers to mix large language models (LLMs) with conventional programming languages.  Now the company has unveiled its roadmap for the project up through this fall. “Our focus is on delivering key developments and enhancements across three pillars: open source and trustworthiness, … continue reading

OpenAI launches new grant program for cybersecurity professionals

OpenAI announced that it is launching the Cybersecurity Grant Program, which is a $1 million initiative to boost and quantify AI-powered cybersecurity capabilities and to foster high-level AI and cybersecurity discourse.  The company aims to collaborate with security professionals worldwide in order to shift the balance of power in cybersecurity. Their strategy involves leveraging AI … continue reading

OpenAI announces ChatGPT app for iOS

OpenAI has announced a new iOS app that can be used to access ChatGPT.  According to OpenAI, they have gotten feedback over the past few months that people want to be able to use ChatGPT on the go, not just from a web browser.  The iOS ChatGPT app will be free to use and will … continue reading Protection Status