Microsoft Considers $10 Billion Investment To Integrate OpenAI's ChatGPT Into Bing And Office
by Jon Russell
It is reported that Microsoft is considering investing $ 10 billion (about 1.3 trillion yen) in OpenAI for the interactive AI 'ChatGPT' released by OpenAI.
Microsoft eyes $10 billion bet on ChatGPT owner |
Microsoft Mulls $10 Billion Investment in ChatGPT Creator - Bloomberg
OpenAI is negotiating to sell existing shares through a public tender offer, and at that time it was reported that OpenAI's valuation would be about $ 29 billion (about 3.9 trillion yen).
Report that OpenAI developed by ``ChatGPT'' is negotiating a tender offer for about 40 billion yen - GIGAZINE
According to Semafor, which first reported, if OpenAI finds a way to make a profit with products such as ChatGPT and Dall-E, it will get 75% of the profit until Microsoft recovers the initial investment. And it seems that Microsoft will hold 49% of OpenAI's shares, other investors will hold 49% in total, and OpenAI's parent company will hold 2%.
Semafor said, ``Microsoft will invest $10 billion, but it's not a big bet. OpenAI, which developed ChatGPT, is struggling to raise funds. It says it consumes 100,000 minutes of computing power, but most of it will be spent in the Microsoft Cloud, and Microsoft is working hard to be on par with its AWS competitor.' is showing.
Negotiations are also underway to incorporate OpenAI technology into Microsoft programs such as Word and Outlook. “More important than the financial risks and rewards for Microsoft is the ability to develop technology on the Microsoft Cloud with OpenAI,” said Semafor. immediately stand on the ground,” he said.
In addition, ChatGPT is expected to be applied to search engines, enabling Bing to present more effective answers to user-entered queries. In fact, it has already been reported that Microsoft is considering integrating ChatGPT into Bing.
It is reported that Microsoft plans to deploy a new function using the super powerful chat AI ``ChatGPT'' with the search engine Bing-GIGAZINE
Executives at Bing's rival Google see the emergence of ChatGPT as a threat, declaring 'code red' and reorganizing their teams to deal with the threat that AI like ChatGPT poses to the search business. .
With the release of ChatGPT, Google declares ``code red'' and reassigns teams to respond to the threat AI chatbots pose to the search business-GIGAZINE
Finally, Semafor asked ChatGPT to write the article text as a 'Wall Street analyst' regarding this report. ChatGPT said, 'As a Wall Street analyst, I was happy that my prediction was right, and I knew that this was just the beginning as the world was transformed by AI. The future is bright, and Microsoft and OpenAI are leading the way.'