February 27, 2024Anmol Nagpal

Microsoft announces principles to foster innovation, competition in AI

Microsoft President Brad Smith announced a set of principles to foster innovation and competition in artificial intelligence.

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The move by the US tech giant came amid concerns from rivals and antitrust regulators about Microsoft's market power, boosted recently by its collaboration with ChatGPT creator OpenAI.

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Microsoft has pushed chatbots into its core products such as its Office software and Bing search engine over the past year.

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The principles include providing access and support for AI developers, making AI models and development tools available to software applications developers.

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Microsoft will also not use non-public information or data from the building and deployment of developers' AI models in Microsoft Azure to compete with those models.

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The company will also allow Microsoft Azure customers to easily export and transfer their data to another cloud provider.

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