CNBC June 10, 2024
Ryan Browne

Key Points

– Microsoft is effectively outsourcing all of its best artificial intelligence research and development (R&D) to OpenAI, according to Todd McKinnon, CEO of cybersecurity firm Okta.

– McKinnon told CNBC that he sees Google’s AI R&D efforts as more organic, adding that the internet giant pioneered much of the research that led to today’s generative AI.

– McKinnon added that there’s a risk Microsoft’s position in AI becomes reduced to that of a consultancy.

LONDON — Microsoft is handing over the development of all of its best artificial intelligence tools and software to OpenAI, according to one tech CEO — which could be a boon for arch-rival Google.

Todd McKinnon, CEO of identity security firm Okta, told CNBC...

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