In the first in-depth interview with the press since the FDA’s letter, 23andMe spokesperson Catherine Afarian told VentureBeat that the company’s decision will shape the entire genetics industry, which she believes is the “future of medicine.”
“You are everything Dreamforce stands for,” Salesforce chief executive Benioff told the young Drew Houston minutes ago on stage.
The company has closed $25 million from Sequoia for its “talent interaction platform,” which leverages video technology to make each stage of the recruiting process more personal.
Distill announced today that it has closed $1.3 million to improve the process of interviewing job applicants, and make interviewing itself more ”scaleable.”
Guest Post Know the stack. Know the algorithms. Talk it out. Dirty up that whiteboard. Then shake hands and walk out the door with confidence; you nailed it. And don’t forget your jacket.
Editor’s Pick We interviewed Floodgate Fund cofounder Mike Maples about how hybrid cloud solutions are helping ease the transition to the cloud for many big companies.
Careers site Glassdoor conducted a report titled the Top 25 Most Difficult Companies to Interview. Tech companies make up almost half the list.
All of the complaints about Adobe’s new subscription-only model haven’t “overshadowed all the goodness that we released,” Adobe marketing executive Scott Morris told VentureBeat.
SPARCIN launches to open up the interview process to contributions from the community.
The British are such beautiful bastards.
The technical wizard at Broadcom shares his views on broadband technology with us in an exclusive interview.
Dave Delisle is the artist behind MarioBART, a 16-bit Mario Kart-styled piece based on the Bay Area Rapid Transit map, is gaining popularity for his geeky design work.
HireVue has raised $22 million to streamline the job interview process
Editor’s Pick Yves Béhar’s designs have shaken up the world of laptops and speakers. He now turns his attention to consoles with Ouya.
Ever wonder what it would be like to put two of the biggest icons among geeks into the same room? Well wonder no longer avid VentureBeat reader.
Barely 24 hours after getting fired from her position as CEO via a phone call from Yahoo’s chairman of the board, Carol Bartz tells Fortune, ”These people fucked me over.”
Scott Croyle only just took over as the new design head at mobile device company HTC, but the former vice president of design already has big plans.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUZOsc_nRLk&w=560&h=446] Steve Jobs is a notoriously private figure, but you can learn more about him in Leander Kahney’s book Inside Steve’s Brain. Kahney, currently the editor and publisher of Cult of Mac, stopped by VentureBeat to chat about the hurdles encountered while writing about Jobs. Kahney also talks about Jobs’ recent resignation.
Having recently published his autobiography, “Idea Man,” co-founder of Microsoft and billionaire Paul Allen sat down with Leslie Stahl in an interview aired last night on 60 Minutes.
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