Google to invest another $2B in AI firm Anthropic: Report

Google has doubled down on its artificial intelligence bets by investing another $2 billion into AI startup Anthropic, according to a new report.

Google has already invested $500 million upfront to Anthropic — a rival to ChatGPT creators OpenAI — and will pay off the remaining $1.5 billion over time, according to an Oct. 27 report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), which cited people familiar.

The mega-deal adds to Google’s $550 million investment into Anthropic earlier in the year.

Google Cloud also striked a multi-year deal with Anthropic a few months ago worth over $3 billion, WSJ revealed, citing a person familiar with the matter.

The news follows Amazon’s massive $4 billion…

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