Google to invest up to $2 billion in OpenAI rival


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Google's parent company, Alphabet, has confirmed plans to invest up to a staggering $2 billion in artificial intelligence start-up Anthropic, said a spokesperson for the latter, per The Wall Street Journal. The investment has kicked off with an initial $500 million and will be followed by an additional $1.5 billion over time. This strategic move showcases Google's determination to rival Microsoft, a key supporter of OpenAI, as major tech giants race to incorporate AI into their platforms.