OpenAI and Google lay out their competing AI visions - 3時間前  TechCrunch

Welcome back to TechCrunch’s Week in Review. This week had two major events from OpenAI and Google. OpenAI’s spring update event saw the reveal of its new model, GPT-4o, which has voice and vision capabilities that can turn ChatGPT into a virtual assistant seemingly aspiring to be “Her.” Hot off OpenAI’s tail, Google’s I/O conference […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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With AI startups booming, nap pods and Silicon Valley hustle culture are back - 5時間前  TechCrunch

When Jeffrey Wang posted to X asking if anyone wanted to go in on an order of fancy-but-affordable office nap pods, he didn’t expect the post to go viral. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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VCs and the military are fueling self-driving startups that don’t need roads - 8時間前  TechCrunch

A new crop of early-stage startups — along with some recent VC investments — illustrates a niche emerging in the autonomous vehicle technology sector. Unlike the companies bringing robotaxis to city streets, these startups are taking their tech off-road.  Two recent entrants — Seattle-based Overland AI and New Brunswick-based Potential — are poised to get […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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This Week in AI: OpenAI moves away from safety - 10時間前  TechCrunch

Keeping up with an industry as fast-moving as AI is a tall order. So until an AI can do it for you, here’s a handy roundup of recent stories in the world of machine learning, along with notable research and experiments we didn’t cover on their own. By the way, TechCrunch plans to launch an AI newsletter […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Meta’s latest experiment copies BeReal and Snapchat’s core ideas - 1日前  TechCrunch

Meta is once again taking on its competitors by developing a feature that borrows concepts from others — in this case, BeReal and Snapchat. The company is developing a feature for Instagram called “Peek” that would allow users to post authentic pictures that can only be viewed once. While Snapchat popularized the idea of ephemeral […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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IndieBio’s SF incubator lineup is making some wild biotech promises - 1日前  TechCrunch

IndieBio’s Bay Area incubator is about to debut its 15th cohort of biotech startups. We took special notice of a few, which were making some major, bordering on ludicrous, claims that could pay off in a big way. Biotech has been creeping out in recent years to touch adjacent industries, as companies find how much […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Two students uncover security bug that could let millions do their laundry for free - 1日前  TechCrunch

CSC ServiceWorks provides laundry machines to thousands of residential homes and universities, but the company ignored requests to fix a security bug. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Pitch Deck Teardown: Goodcarbon’s $5.5M seed deck - 1日前  TechCrunch

Decks are all about telling a compelling story and Goodcarbon does a good job on that front. But there's important information missing too. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Slack under attack over sneaky AI training policy - 1日前  TechCrunch

Slack is making it difficult for its customers if they want the company to stop using its data for model training. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Microsoft dodges UK antitrust scrutiny over its Mistral AI stake - 1日前  TechCrunch

Microsoft won't be facing antitrust scrutiny in the U.K. over its recent investment into French AI startup Mistral AI. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Expedia says two execs dismissed after ‘violation of company policy’ - 5時間前  TechCrunch

Expedia says Rathi Murthy and Sreenivas Rachamadugu, respectively its CTO and senior vice president of core services product & engineering, are no longer employed at the travel booking company. In a statement shared with Bloomberg and elsewhere, Expedia said Murthy and Rachamadugu are “no longer employed at Expedia Group” due to an unspecified “violation of […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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OpenAI created a team to control ‘superintelligent’ AI — then let it wither, source says - 7時間前  TechCrunch

OpenAI’s Superalignment team, responsible for developing ways to govern and steer “superintelligent” AI systems, was promised 20% of the company’s compute resources, according to a person from that team. But requests for a fraction of that compute were often denied, blocking the team from doing their work. That issue, among others, pushed several team members […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Deal Dive: Sagetap looks to bring enterprise software sales into the 21st century - 9時間前  TechCrunch

When the founders of Sagetap, Sahil Khanna and Kevin Hughes, started working at early-stage enterprise software startups, they were surprised to find that the companies they worked at were trying to sell their innovative tech through old-school methods like repeated cold emails and calls. Khanna, a former product marketer, and Hughes, a former sales manager, […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Adobe comes after indie game emulator Delta for copying its logo - 1日前  TechCrunch

After Apple loosened its App Store guidelines to permit game emulators, the retro game emulator Delta — an app 10 years in the making — hit the top of the App Store’s charts. But the increased attention also brought the threat of legal action, as Adobe targeted Delta for sporting a logo that looked too […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Startups Weekly: It’s the dawning of the age of AI — plus, Musk is raging against the machine - 1日前  TechCrunch

Welcome to Startups Weekly! We've been drowning in AI news this week, with Google's I/O setting the pace. And Elon Musk rages against the machine. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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YouTube TV’s ‘multiview’ feature is now available on Android phones and tablets - 1日前  TechCrunch

YouTube TV has announced that its ‘multiview’ feature for watching four streams at once is now available on Android phones and tablets. The Android launch comes two months after YouTube TV rolled out the feature to iPhones and iPads. The feature, which first launched in March 2023, is aimed at sports viewers who want to […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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OpenAI created a team to control ‘superintelligent’ AI —then let it wither, source says - 1日前  TechCrunch

OpenAI’s Superalignment team, responsible for developing ways to govern and steer “superintelligent” AI systems, was promised 20% of the company’s compute resources, according to a person from that team. But requests for a fraction of that compute were often denied, blocking the team from doing their work. That issue, among others, pushed several team members […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Harness the TechCrunch Effect: Host a Side Event at Disrupt 2024 - 1日前  TechCrunch

TechCrunch Disrupt 2024 is just around the corner, and the buzz is palpable. But what if we told you there’s a chance for you to not just attend, but also take your brand center stage with your own event during the most anticipated tech gathering of the year? Yes, you read that right — you […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Healthcare company WebTPA discloses breach affecting 2.5 million people - 1日前  TechCrunch

A Texas-based company that provides health insurances and benefit plans disclosed a data breach affecting almost 2.5 million people, some of whom had their Social Security number stolen. WebTPA said in a data breach notice published earlier this month that the company detected “evidence of suspicious activity” on December 28, 2023, which prompted the company […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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Embedded finance is still trendy as accounting automation startup Ember partners with HSBC UK - 1日前  TechCrunch

Ember has partnered with HSBC in the U.K. so that the bank's business customers can access Ember’s services from their online accounts. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.
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