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Originally posted Thursday, 12 January 2023
Microsoft’s Nadella Takes Fresh Aim at Google With OpenAI Talks

The company is in discussions to invest as much as $10 billion in OpenAI, the creator of viral AI bot ChatGPT, according to people familiar with its plans. The proposal under consideration calls for Microsoft to inject the cash over several years, though final terms may change, the people said.

Very difficult to speculate on whether or not these particular economics make sense, but Microsoft has been an incredibly canny navigator of tech disruption since its inception.