Microsoft will hire Sam Altman to lead a new AI research team after the recent turmoil at OpenAI. However, there is still a push for Altman's return as CEO of OpenAI by a group of investors. OpenAI employees have threatened to quit unless the directors resign
After a chaotic few days of boardroom coups and attempted counter-coups at OpenAI, Microsoft Corp. said it would hire Sam Altman to lead a new artificial intelligence research team. It was a stunning turn for Microsoft, which had bet big on OpenAI and its former chief executive officer, Altman.