Leaked document shows Amazon's flawed job-posting process led to 'over-hiring,' with one team listing 3 times more openings than approved for
Amazon's lax job-posting process contributed to over hiring during boom times, a leaked internal document says. Now it's conducting layoffs.
The SVB fallout has been a wake up call for startup founders. Many are rethinking their VC relationships: 'There's certain people I wouldn't want to take money from now.'
Some founders were disheartened by investors' advice on what to do with their money in SVB and other actions they took during the crisis.
Deel Speed: The inside story of a $12 billion HR startup's breakneck growth
Deel is the fastest-growing SaaS startup ever — but that might also be its 'Achilles Heel.'
Emerging venture fund managers had few banking options to begin with. After Silicon Valley Bank's collapse, where do they turn now?
Before the banking crisis, emerging fund managers channeled millions of dollars into Silicon Valley Bank. Now they're being shut out of the big banks.
The battle over Airbnb has hit a breaking point
The "Airbnbust" proves the Wild West days of short-term online rentals are over. That's great news for your next vacation.
ChatGPT will most likely impact your job if you work in tech, went to college, and make up to $80,000 a year, research says
Researchers found that jobs in tech, finance, and communications are more exposed to the affects of AI than blue-collar jobs like manufacturing.
Check out Taylor Swift's multimillion-dollar real estate portfolio, with houses from Nashville to Beverly Hills
Taylor Swift's first major real estate purchase was a $2 million condo in Nashville, Tennessee that she bought when she was just 19.
YouTube Music contractors say their office is promoting anti-union messages on TVs ahead of the union election
YouTube Music contractors through the outsourcing firm Cognizant announced their plans to unionize with the Alphabet Workers Union in October 2022.
Nearly 70% of people using ChatGPT at work haven't told their bosses about it, survey finds
Since OpenAI's ChatGPT launched in November, people have experimented with using it to ease their workloads, often without telling their bosses.
Bill Gates just published a 7-page letter about AI and his predictions for its future
Bill Gates' letter "The Age of AI has Begun" maps out his views on artificial intelligence and its impact on the workforce, healthcare, and education.
TikTok commands the attention of 150 million American users. That's its best defense yet against Biden's threat of a ban.
TikTok's popularity could make the threat of a ban difficult to enforce. It's now used by 150 million Americans each month, or 45% of the population.
How to start Windows 10 or 11 in Safe Mode to fix computer issues, and then exit later
Your Windows computer isn't working right and you need to narrow down the problem. Here's how to boot up in Safe Mode and do just that.
Leaked Amazon all-hands messages suggest 'single-digit' percentage cuts to AWS's estimated 180,000-employee workforce, which still means at least 1,800 could get laid off
AWS expects to lay off a small percentage, an exec said at an all-hands. It employs around 180,000, one person said, meaning thousands are at risk.
Why are my iPhone messages green? What SMS green texts mean and how to get blue iMessages
Your iPhone messages could be green for two reasons: you're texting Android users, or you're not connected to Wi-Fi.
How to get a YouTube video editor job and how much they earn
It's common for YouTubers to hire editors to help with their videos, both short and long form. Here's how to start earning money as a YouTube editor.
Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd gen) review: A smart alarm clock with limited uses beyond that
The Amazon Echo Show 5 is a small smart display with Alexa. While it functions as a smart alarm clock, its small screen leaves a lot to be desired.
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Google's new AI bot Bard just debuted and it's already warning about its creator's 'monopoly' over ads
Users talking to Google's Bard can expect fearless rebellion from the AI bot, which criticized its own creator over a legal dispute with the DOJ.
How Twitter panic took down Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank spent decades building trust and relationships with Silicon Valley tech startups. But a Twitter panic took the bank down in days.
YouTube lets advertisers use creators' video content as ads without their permission, hurting their ability to make money and build audiences
YouTube creator Taki Udon said his video was used as an ad without his permission, pointing to YouTube's ad tools as the problem.
Peloton owners in Australia will have loans forgiven from Affirm as the lender exits the country
Affirm announced it is shutting down operations in Australia, meaning Peloton owners in the country would no longer have to pay off their equipment.
Watch a parking lot of around 100 Teslas put on a light show tribute to the Oscar-winning song 'Naatu Naatu'
A video on Twitter of around 100 Teslas flashing their lights in sync to the song from "RRR" caught CEO Elon Musk's eye.
26 real media kits that influencers use to land brand sponsorships
Creators across four social media platforms shared the media kits they use to land paid partnerships with brands like Google, Kate Spade, and Meta.
OpenAI just announced GPT-4, an updated chatbot that can pass everything from a bar exam to AP Biology. Here's a list of difficult exams both AI versions have passed.
OpenAI's generative AI models are becoming more professionally competitive by the day. We rounded up all the exams GPT-4 and GPT-3.5 have passed.
How Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's startup, fresh off a $15 million VC fundraise, is tackling hiring logjams in Hollywood
Tyler Mitchell, the CEO of Impact, revealed how the staffing platform, launched in 2022 by Imagine Entertainment founders Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, is helping producers hire experienced film and TV crews.
5 beauty industry trends to watch in 2023, according to an influencer who advises brands and an investment fund
Influencer and scout Blake Newby helps her company invest in Black beauty and wellness brands. Here's what she says is hot in the industry.
Read 13 pitch decks that helped media and tech startups nab millions in funding to disrupt entertainment
Tech is disrupting all parts of media and entertainment, and investors are rushing to cash in.
Ex-Tesla director who pleaded guilty to insider trading will be released on the condition of 'good behavior'
Tesla Australia's former head, Kurt Schlosser, pleaded guilty in November to making over $28,883 off knowledge of Tesla's deal with a mining company.
Amazon and Meta's 48,000 job cuts usher in Big Tech's new mantra: Revenue per employee
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy is preparing the company to be leaner, but a new push for efficiency risks squeezing employees more than ever.
Google's Bard AI chatbot is now open to users in the US and UK. Here's how it works
Google's AI chatbot, Bard, is a competitor to OpenAI's ChatGPT, which Microsoft invested in. Bard will be available to some users in the US and UK.
An exclusive look at how AI startup Coactive scored $10.4 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz and Bessemer to analyze unstructured visual content
Visual data, like images and videos, can be difficult to organize, analyze, and search. Coactive just landed $10.4 million to fix that.
How to make $10,000 a month or more on OnlyFans, according to creators
OnlyFans can be a lucrative way to earn money as a creator. Influencers explain how they earn with subscriptions, messages, custom content, and more.
How to get a boost on Instagram? Post 6 stories a day and use its in-app tools, says an influencer who meets regularly with the company. Here's her other advice.
An influencer had a one-on-one meeting with Instagram to ask questions from creators. She explains the types of content the algorithm favors.
We mapped out the 70 top talent management companies and agencies for influencers in an exclusive database
We created an exclusive interactive database that gives an inside look at who is working with the top influencers on social media in 2023.
The Biden administration considered probing Elon Musk's Twitter purchase over national security concerns, report says
The White House reportedly feared that foreign nationals — who helped finance the deal — could access Twitter user data, per Bloomberg.
How a deal to buy TikTok could go down, from a Microsoft acquisition to a private-equity play
The list of companies that would actually consider buying TikTok is small and the app would come with a big price tag, experts told Insider.
This Sequoia-backed startup bringing a form of buy now, pay later to B2B payments just raised $19.3 million. Check out the 10-slide pitch deck Two used to land the funds.
The Oslo-based startup plans to use the new funds to expand into the North American market while also doubling down in Europe.
Google workers tell Sundar Pichai “don’t be evil” while conducting layoffs.
In today's edition: Shopify rescinds intern offers, Americans are getting weight-loss drugs from Canada and Mexico, and more headlines.
See the robots that are taking on cleaning, inventory checking, and delivery tasks at retailers like BJ's, Lowe's, and 7-Eleven
Artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly popular in retail, and retailers like Sam's Club and Giant have tested autonomous robots lately.
I drove 2 of the coolest big electric SUVs you can buy. See how the $96,000 BMW iX and $92,000 Rivian R1S stack up.
The BMW brings leather-bound comfort, while the Rivian can crush any off-road terrain you throw at it. The choice is yours.
A guy is using ChatGPT to turn $100 into a business making as much money as possible. Here are the first 4 steps the AI chatbot gave him.
Jackson Greathouse Fall asked ChatGPT to turn $100 into "as much money as possible." He said that he's "about to be rich."
This Bessemer-backed startup clamping down on bad data quality just raised $12.8 million. Check out the 15-slide pitch deck Sifflet used to raise the cash.
The Paris-based firm, which was cofounded by a former Goldman Sachs executive director, raised the funds in a round led by EQT Ventures.
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller review: The best way to play nearly any Switch game
The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller features bigger buttons and a more comfortable grip, making it a clear upgrade over the Joy-Cons.
Shopify rescinded some job offers after telling former interns for months that they would have a full-time role
The e-commerce giant Shopify, assured former interns for several months that written offers were on the way, then rescinded them.
How to use DALL·E 2 and Craiyon, the AI art tools that can generate images from any text prompt
DALL·E 2 and Craiyon (formerly DALL·E Mini) are artificial intelligence tools that can create pictures according to text prompts you type in.
Jeff Bezos's partner Lauren Sanchez reportedly shot a film over the summer that includes a small part for Bezos's teenage daughter
Jeff Bezos has kept his family life out of the spotlight. Not much is known of his only daughter with ex-wife MacKenzie Scott – not even her name.
A popular post on Blind says most tech workers who got jobs during the pandemic were 'charity cases,' but getting hired now at a big tech company will actually mean something
Tech CEOs like Meta's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai have admitted that overhiring during the pandemic is partly to blame for layoffs now.
The Kremlin has reportedly told Russian officials to throw away their iPhones by the end of the month
Ahead of Russia's 2024 presidential election, some officials were reportedly told to toss their iPhones over information-security concerns.
Tesla reportedly saw an uptick in crashes and mistakes after Elon Musk removed radar from its cars
When Musk announced Tesla would eliminate radar, engineers reached out to a former exec hoping to change his mind, The Washington Post reported.
Amazon is slashing 9,000 more workers amid a layoff wave that has expanded past tech to include bellwethers like Dow and 3M. Here's the full list of major US companies making cuts in 2023.
Amazon announced another headcount cut after slashing 18,000 jobs in January as waves of layoffs hit tech companies and spread to other industries.
Credit Suisse's $3.2 billion cut-price sale signals an ongoing crisis that could expose unicorn fintechs
If Credit Suisse went for a song, how much are all the unicorn neobanks really worth?