GPT-4 successor reportedly a “major upgrade”



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According to the Financial Times, Altman is in talks with Middle Eastern investors, including Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates.

The goal is to develop chips needed for training and running AI models, and to reduce OpenAI’s dependence on Nvidia. Altman is also in talks with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) about a chip manufacturing partnership.

It is unclear whether the chip venture will operate as a subsidiary of OpenAI or as a separate entity. However, OpenAI is expected to be the main customer of the new company.

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According to the FT, OpenAI is working on a new AI model that will be a “major upgrade” to GPT-4 and is expected to be released later this year. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Altman described GPT-4 as a “preview” of future developments. It also means that OpenAI’s reliance on AI chips will continue to grow.

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OpenAI’s Sam Altman seeks billions to create a global AI chip factory network

According to Bloomberg, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman wants to build a global network of AI chip factories.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is planning to raise billions of dollars for a chip company to build a global network of semiconductor fabs, according to Bloomberg. The publication cites several people with knowledge of the matter.

Altman is in talks with various potential large investors, including Abu Dhabi-based G42 and SoftBank Group Corp. The project would partner with leading chipmakers.

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