Microsoft and Apple Reshape Ties with OpenAI Amid Regulatory Scrutiny

Microsoft and Apple Reshape Ties with OpenAI Amid Regulatory Scrutiny

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Updated 7 days ago

Changes in Board Dynamics

has stepped down from its non-voting observer seat on 's board, citing improved governance and the need to navigate growing regulatory scrutiny over big tech's AI investments.

, originally poised to appoint an executive to a similar role on OpenAI's board, has refrained, aligning with the shifting landscape of regulatory concerns regarding large tech companies' involvements in AI startups.

Responding to Regulatory Pressures

OpenAI plans to replace board observer roles with regular stakeholder meetings, emphasizing a new approach to engage key partners and investors, following increasing antitrust and competition scrutiny in the EU and .

Regulatory bodies, including the FTC and the UK's CMA, are intensifying their examination of the links between big tech firms and AI startups, with a focus on whether these partnerships stifle competition in the AI sector.
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