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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman Aims to Secure 'Trillions' for Advancing AI Chip Manufacturing, According to Reports

In a bold move, OpenAI's Chief Executive Officer, Sam Altman, is reportedly in talks with global investors to secure trillions of dollars for an ambitious project.

The initiative is set to significantly enhance the production of powerful semiconductors crucial for running advanced artificial intelligence programs, including OpenAI's flagship ChatGPT.

According to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, Altman envisions transforming the landscape of global chip manufacturing to expedite the progress of advanced AI. The project, estimated to cost between $5 trillion to $7 trillion, aims to address constraints hindering OpenAI's growth, particularly the scarcity of AI chips essential for training large language models like ChatGPT.

Altman has reportedly engaged with investors from the United Arab Emirates, Softbank's CEO, and discussions with major chipmakers, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC). This ambitious fundraising effort marks a crucial step in overcoming obstacles to OpenAI's expansion and ensuring the availability of essential AI infrastructure for large-scale language model developm


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