Tesla boss Elon Musk launches new AI startup xAI
Tesla CEO and Twitter owner Elon Musk said on Wednesday he is launching an artificial intelligence startup called xAI to "understand reality."
The company said on its website that it is separate from Musk-owned X Corp, "but will work closely with X (Twitter), Tesla, and other companies to make progress toward our mission."
Some of the team led by Musk worked on OpenAI's GPT-3.5 and GPT-4 chatbots, according to the website.
Musk was an initial investor in OpenAI and part of its board, but he left the board in 2018.
The company also includes engineers from other top tech companies, including Google Research, Microsoft Research.