I'm delighted to announce that Geoff Ralston is taking over for me as President of YC. I've known Geoff for almost ten years, he's been a YC partner for eight, and I think he's one of the most thoughtful, helpful, and kind investors in Silicon…
– May 20, 2019, 1:59 AM
Two months ago, when Sam Altman surprised the industry by stepping away from his post as the president of Y Combinator to become the CEO of OpenAI, an artificial intelligence-focused company, TechCrunch was told there was no plans to replace…
Google and Facebook pressured and “arm-wrestled” a group of experts to soften European guidelines on online disinformation and fake news, according to new testimony from insiders released to journalists at Investigate Europe today.
The New York Times
– May 20, 2019, 8:53 AM
China has spent nearly two decades building a digital wall between itself and the rest of the world, a one-way barrier designed to keep out foreign companies like Facebook and Google while allowing Chinese rivals to leave home and expand across the…