โ€“ Microsoft hires former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman for new AI unit.

โ€“ Altman leads AI research, highlighting AI world's caution vs. advancement.

โ€“ Microsoft commits to OpenAI partnership amid new in-house AI initiative.

โ€“ Rift in AI world evident as Microsoft invests in independent AI unit.

โ€“ Altman's firing from OpenAI sparks tech world upheaval.

โ€“ Emmett Shear replaces Altman as CEO of interim OpenAI.

โ€“ Altman takes helm of Microsoft's advanced AI research team.

โ€“ OpenAI board taps Shear, former Twitch CEO, to succeed Altman.

โ€“ Over 100 OpenAI employees threaten to quit, demand Altman's reinstatement.

โ€“ Altman's mission continues with Microsoft's new AI team leadership.