Amazon to invest up to $4 billion in AI startup Anthropic, known for its Claude chatbot 

Microsoft holds a $13 billion investment in OpenAI, making it a leader in generative AI technology 

Amazon's investment in Anthropic signals its participation in the growing AI arms race 

Anthropic's Claude AI model can revise its own responses, claiming greater safety without human moderation 

Claude and Claude 2 chatbots by Anthropic can translate text, write code, and answer questions, rivaling ChatGPT and Google's Bard 

Anthropic's model is guided by principles, allowing autonomous response revision 

Claude excels in handling larger prompts, making it suitable for extensive document analysis 

Amazon gains minority ownership of Anthropic, planning to integrate its technology into various products, including Amazon Bedrock 

Amazon's custom chips will support Anthropic in building, training, and deploying AI models, with AWS as the primary cloud provider 

The deal represents a significant investment, potentially reaching $4 billion, marking a major milestone for Amazon Web Services (AWS)