Why ‘generative AI’ is suddenly on everyone’s lips: It’s an ‘open field’
If you’ve been closely following the progress of Open AI, the company run by Sam Altman whose neural nets can now write original text and create original pictures with astonishing ease and speed
Using asynchronous video interviews to improve startup recruiting
Asynchronous video interviews (AVI), or recorded video responses, are one alternative companies are using to shortlist candidates while saving on cost and time.
6 methods for reducing bias in candidate sourcing and screening
Whenever you open a new role, start by asking the question: How do we ensure that our selection is based solely on criteria that’s relevant to the role?
Rad Power Bikes founder Mike Radenbaugh on fueling the e-bike revolution
We sat down with Radenbaugh to talk about the e-bike revolution, diversifying the supply chain and building a product that's made for how people want to use it.
Karat raises $110M on a $1.1B valuation to grow its technical interviewing-as-a-service platform
In the global race for technical talent, companies are on the hunt for ways to speed up and scale the hiring process to snap up the best candidates before their competitors get to them. Today, a compa
Karat nabs $28M led by Tiger Global to grow its human-powered online interview platform for engineering jobs
A high demand for engineering talent in our digital world has driven companies that need to make these technical hires to cast their nets wider in the search for good people. Now, a company that has b
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn talks privacy, compromise and connecting communities
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has a lot of issues on her regulatory plate, some given marquee billing (the repeal of the commission's Broadband Privacy Rule) and others lurking in the wings for year
Crunch Report | Zoom CEO Eric Yuan Raised $100 Millon
Hanging out with the CEO of Zoom Eric Yuan and talking about the most recent investment for Sequoia for $100 million, LinkedIn's major desktop update, and the NHTSA fully exonerates Tesla's AutoPilot.
Garena’s Nick Nash explains the business behind Southeast Asia’s $4B tech giant
Nick Nash, President of Garena, discusses his company and its new focus on e-commerce and payments in Southeast Asia.
John Boyega talks about tech, cyberbullying, and catching a Pikachu on the set of Star Wars
After the conclusion of Microsoft's Imagine Cup, I got a chance to talk to John Boyega, of Star Wars and Attack the Block fame — and erstwhile competition judge. We chatted about his relationship wi
Opera CEO: Sale To Chinese Consortium Wasn’t Our Decision
After months of rumor, Opera finally confirmed two weeks ago that its board had accepted a takeover offer from a consortium of Chinese firms for the price of $1.2 billion. I had a chance to sit down
Apttus CEO Kirk Krappe Talks Growing Pains And IPO Plans At Dreamforce
In the midst of the chaos of the Dreamforce conference floor, we interviewed Apttus CEO Kirk Krappe at the company’s booth today. We discussed Apttus’ rapid growth and how he has dealt w
Makerbot CEO Jenny Lawton On Ramping Up A Fast-Moving Company
3D printer company Makerbot experienced almost exponential growth. After a few years in a cramped Brooklyn warehouse, the team grew from 20 to 600 in a few short years and the company was bought by St
An Interview With Josh Garza, CEO Of GAW Miners, On His $1 Million Purchase Of BTC.com
On Monday GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza announced the purchase of BTC.com for $1 million. The domain, which now points to a landing page, is to be a beachhead on the war to make bitcoin a household name a
Keen On… The Cloud: How Digital Technology Is Making Us More Human
The Pulitzer Prize winning technology journalist <a target="_blank" href="http://mattrichtel.wordpress.com/">Matt Richtel</a> is one of the <em><a target="_blank" href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/r
Disrupt Darlings GTar Talk About What Happens After You Succeed On Stage, Raise $350K, And Have To Ship Product
Last May, Incident Tech launched the gTar, a guitar with real strings that connected to a smartphone for some amazing sound processing. In the last few months, the founder, Idan Beck and his team have
Foundation: Dave Morin on Maintaining Genuine Relationships Via Social Networks
For the latest episode of my Foundation series, I headed over to the Path office to sit down with founder <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dave-morin">Dave Morin</a>. Dave
Foundation Video: Melody McCloskey Of StyleSeat On Getting Investors Involved In A Beauty Startup
In the most recent episode of my <a target="_blank" href="http://foundation.kr/">Foundation</a> video series, I sat down with the founder of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.styleseat.com">StyleSea
Keen On… WCIT: Is This The End Of The Internet? [TCTV]
Today, the dark day Syria shut down its Internet, web freedom should be at the very forefront of all of our minds. Web freedom was also center stage earlier this week when Stanford Law School hosted
Meet Tom Lowe, The Filmmaker Who Talked Back To The Pirate Bay
On June 6, 2012, <a target="_blank" href="http://timescapes.org/products/default.aspx">filmmaker Tom Lowe found his film, Timescapes</a>, on <a target="_blank" href="http://thepiratebay.se/torrent/733