Veanne Cao

Veanne Cao

Senior Video Producer

Veanne is a Senior Video Producer at TechCrunch. She collects vintage typewriters, obsolete film cameras and 19th century maps.

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Inside StockX’s authentication center

Joshua Luber runs a sneaker empire valued at more than $1 billion, but he thinks they’re just now scratching the surface. The consumer marketplace recently expanded to include a fifth category (coll

Hands-on with the new Pixel 4

After the onstage presentation at Made by Google 2019, we got our hands on a Pixel 4. In this video, you can watch us do a quick run-through of the major new features — like Motion Sense, which prov

Bag Week 2019: A whole bunch of fannies

It’s finally Bag Week again! The most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to

Digitizing construction sites with Scaled Robotics

Approximately 20% of construction costs are wrapped up in fixing errors. Barcelona-based Scaled Robotics wants to minimize the rework by automating progress monitoring with autonomous mobile robots. 

Touring Factory Berlin, Europe’s ‘largest club for startups’

According to the startups at Factory Berlin, it’s not just another co-working space. After all, the company took its name from Andy Warhol’s famous factory in New York City, and it describ

Two weeks with a $16,000 Hasselblad kit

For hobbyist photographers like myself, Hasselblad has always been the untouchable luxury brand reserved for high-end professionals. To fill the gap between casual and intended photography, they relea

Casper launches a $35 nap pillow for sleeping on-the-go

Casper is launching a new product today — the Casper Nap Pillow, a small pillow that you can carry in your bag. While the startup remains best-known for its mattresses, it’s expanded to offer

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a

Phree is a digital stylus that works on any surface – almost

GoPro’s CEO believes a simple video editing app holds the key to the company’s future

Nick Woodman believes QuikStories represents the path forward for GoPro. The company’s founder/CEO doesn’t hold back. “You can say this is the biggest thing we’ve done to simplify the experien

The DJI Spark is fun, but not the mainstream drone we were promised

The Spark is, at once, an impressive feat of engineering and a reminder that drones are a ways from being true mainstream devices. It’s DJI’s smallest and cheapest drone by far, and the company al

Beatie Wolfe brings her new album Raw Space to life with augmented reality

Singer-songwriter Beatie Wolfe is using technology to try to recapture some of music's old-school magic and physicality. For the launch of her new album, Raw Space, Wolfe teamed up with Nokia Bell Lab

A first-time wearables user reviews the Fitbit Alta HR

Fitbit has eight different fitness trackers on the market right now. And while the company’s financials are downright troubling, it’s still shipping more product than every other wearable company.

New Lab is a new home for hardware startups in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard

New Lab, which co-founder David Belt described as “a collaborative workspace” for companies in fields like robotics and artificial intelligence, officially opened last month. The facility

This adorable dog reviews Casper’s new mattress

Meet Henri, the middle malshi (a maltese/shih-tzu mix, apparently) who shares a Manhattan apartment with our Senior Video Producer, Veanne. Being the urbane, city dwelling sort, Henri agreed to test o