An AI researcher at Alphabet Inc.’s
Google resigned because he discovered data from its Bard chatbot came from OpenAI’s ChatGPT, which powers Microsoft Corp.’s
Bing Chat search features. According to a report in The Information, researcher Jacob Devlin has since joined OpenAI after discovering Google relied “heavily” on data from ShareGPT, a website that parses conversations made with OpenAI’s chat models. Google was not immediately available for comment.