How OpenAI's origins explain the Sam Altman drama

The company's non-profit board and for-profit arm have long been at odds. CEO Sam Altman's week-long ouster represents the culmination of that long-simmering tension.

Ousted OpenAI leader Sam Altman joins Microsoft

The surprise development follows Altman's abrupt ouster from OpenAI by its board of directors over an apparent rift over balancing AI safety with the push to publicly release new powerful AI tools.