Microsoft's OpenAI investment faces EU investigation

Follows UK CMA launching its own review

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Microsoft's OpenAI investment faces EU investigation

The European Commission is examining Microsoft's $13 billion investment in OpenAI, to determine whether a review is necessary under the EU Merger Regulation.

The move mirrors recent actions taken by British regulators, adding another layer of scrutiny to the multibillion-dollar collaboration. The Commission has also announced it will examine previous...

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