The Morning After: Musk backs down from OpenAI lawsuit

But he’s still seething. Oh boy, is he still seething.

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Elon Musk has withdrawn his lawsuit against OpenAI, a day before a judge was set to hear a request for dismissal. Musk sued OpenAI, saying its founders had violated its nonprofit status, to become a de-facto part of Microsoft. OpenAI said there was no such violation, and the lawsuit was likely a way for Musk to gain access to its secrets. Despite ending the suit, Musk might be nursing this grudge, tweeting if Apple integrates OpenAI’s tools into its software, he’ll ban iPhones from his companies.

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