Double Tap News Roundup: 25th November

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In a remarkable twist in the tech industry, Sam Altman has been reinstated as the CEO of OpenAI, the company he co-founded, shortly after his dismissal. Backed by an overwhelming majority of the company’s workforce and a newly formed board chaired by Bret Taylor, Altman’s return reflects a decisive moment for the AI firm. In related news, OpenAI has democratized access to its voice-enabled ChatGPT, now available for free to all users, marking a step forward in AI accessibility.

Also this week, Apple’s announcement to support RCS messaging next year aims to smooth out interactions between iOS and Android users. Sonos also made headlines with its upcoming over-ear headphones and streaming set-top box coming out next year, poised to challenge Apple’s AirPods Max and Apple TV. And, Microsoft replaces Remote Desktop with a new Windows app to allow users to connect to their PC from another PC or Mac, or even iPhone.

AMI’s Grace Scoffield’s reads this week’s Double Tap News Roundup.