OpenAI valued at $80 billion after deal

Microsoft-backed OpenAI has completed a deal that values the artificial intelligence company at $80 billion or…

Startup Founders Fret Over Getting Fired Like Sam Altman

There’s a new task on the 2024 to-do list for founders: Make sure you can’t get…

OpenAI Turmoil Pushes Customers to Diversify

Updated Jan. 5, 2024 8:53 am ET OpenAI’s management chaos in November could have long-lasting effects…

Sam Altman’s Knack for Dodging Bullets—With a Little Help From Bigshot Friends

The OpenAI CEO lost the confidence of top leaders in the three organizations he has directed,…

ChatGPT turns 1: Reflecting on a year of innovation, challenges, and pathbreaking features

The year 2023 has been eventful for tech enthusiasts, with the biggest breakthrough being in artificial…

Microsoft Needs a Better Seat at OpenAI’s Table

Microsoft played a weak hand rather well in the drama that engulfed OpenAI last week. But…

‘Accelerationists’ Come Out Ahead With Sam Altman’s Return to OpenAI 

Silicon Valley is convinced it can create superhuman intelligence—but can’t decide on the pace.

Our Guide to OpenAI, Sam Altman and What the Heck Happened

Nov. 24, 2023 10:04 am ET In the past week, Sam Altman was fired as CEO…

Falling Yields Give Stocks a Boost

Stocks rose Wednesday, keeping the S&P 500 on pace for its best month in more than…

How a Fervent Belief Split Silicon Valley—and Fueled the Blowup at OpenAI

Listen to article (2 minutes) Over the past few years, the social movement known as effective…