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Anthropic, a pioneering artificial intelligence[1] firm, was founded in 2021 by ex-senior members of OpenAI, Daniela and Dario Amodei. Renowned for its innovative AI initiatives, the company’s achievements include the creation of a conversational AI bot named Claude and the formulation of a system for aligning AI technologies with human values. By the close of 2022, Anthropic had secured impressive financial backing, amassing over US$700 million from influential contributors like Google[2] Cloud and Spark Capital. Despite encountering legal obstacles such as copyright and trademark infringement lawsuits, the firm remains steadfast in its AI research and development efforts. The company’s work has ignited debates on AI regulations and has been incorporated into leading platforms, highlighting its pivotal role in the AI sector.

Terms definitions
1. artificial intelligence. The discipline of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a subset of computer science dedicated to developing systems capable of executing tasks usually requiring human intellect, such as reasoning, learning, planning, perception, and language comprehension. Drawing upon diverse fields such as psychology, linguistics, philosophy, and neuroscience, AI is instrumental in the creation of machine learning models and natural language processing systems. It also significantly contributes to the development of virtual assistants and affective computing systems. AI finds applications in numerous sectors like healthcare, industry, government, and education. However, it also brings up ethical and societal issues, thus requiring regulatory policies. With the advent of sophisticated techniques like deep learning and generative AI, the field continues to expand, opening up new avenues in various sectors.
2. Google ( Google ) Primarily acknowledged for its search engine, Google is a universally esteemed technology corporation. The company, established in 1998 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page, has expanded significantly, branching out into numerous tech-related fields. Google offers a wide array of services and products, encompassing Android, YouTube, Cloud, Maps, and Gmail. It also manufactures hardware like Chromebooks and Pixel smartphones. Since 2015, Google has been a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. and is celebrated for its inventive spirit and workplace environment that promotes employees' personal projects. Despite confronting several ethical and legal challenges, Google continues to influence the tech sector with its groundbreaking innovations and technological progress, including the creation of Android OS and the purchase of companies specializing in AI.
Anthropic (Wikipedia)

Anthropic PBC is a U.S.-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup company, founded in 2021, researching artificial intelligence as a public-benefit company to develop AI systems to “study their safety properties at the technological frontier” and use this research to deploy safe, reliable models for the public. Anthropic has developed a family of large language models (LLMs) named Claude as a competitor to OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Gemini.

Anthropic PBC
Company typePrivate
IndustryArtificial intelligence
Founded2021; 3 years ago (2021)
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Number of employees
160 (July 2023)

Anthropic was founded by former members of OpenAI, Daniela Amodei and Dario Amodei. In September 2023, Amazon announced an investment of up to $4 billion, followed by a $2 billion commitment from Google in the following month.

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