Elon Musk drops his lawsuit with OpenAI.

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing his ChatGPT company OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman of abandoning their mission to develop artificial intelligence for the benefit of humanity without a profit. Musk’s attorneys asked a California state court to dismiss the lawsuit, which was filed in early February, without citing a reason, according to a filing in San Francisco Superior Court.

A Supreme Court judge will hear OpenAI’s request to dismiss the case at a hearing scheduled for Wednesday.
OpenAI and Musk’s attorney did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Musk dismissed the case without prejudice, which means he can resubmit the case at a later date.The case marked the culmination of Musk’s long-running opposition to OpenAI, which he co-founded and has since become the face of artificial intelligence made profitable by billions of dollars of investment from Microsoft (MSFT.O). platform.

Last July, Musk founded his own artificial intelligence startup xAI, and in May it raised $6 billion in Series B funding, bringing its valuation to $24 billion. According to the lawsuit, Altman and OpenAI founder Greg Brockman approached Musk about creating an open-source, nonprofit organization, but the startup, founded in 2015, focused on making money.OpenAI “lit the convention on fire” when it released its GPT-4 core language model last year, he said.

In the lawsuit, Musk asked the judge to force OpenAI to share its research and technology with the public and prevent its resources, including GPT-4, from being used for the financial interests of Microsoft and others.

OpenAI argued in a lawsuit that the lawsuit was based on inconsistent allegations and said it was Musk’s attempt to advance his own AI interests. OpenAI advocates say: ‘Having seen the incredible technological advances OpenAI has achieved, Musk now wants to see it succeed.Musk said in a filing in April that OpenAI “intends to encourage a discussion-based approach” without going beyond the topic.

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