How VentureBeat plans to use AI in its content

Michael Nunez, the editorial director of VentureBeat, sent the following to the staff: To the VentureBeat Staff: The debate around the ethics of using generative AI was further amplified yesterday after one of the world’s leading AI data scientists Geoffrey Hinton resigned from Google out of concern that companies aren’t ensuring that generative AI is being used […]

How VentureBeat is using artificial intelligence

Rachel Metz of Bloomberg News writes about how VentureBeat is using artificial intelligence for its content. Metz writes, “One panelist’s response in particular caught me by surprise. VentureBeat’s editorial director, Michael Nuñez, explained that the tech blog is using Microsoft Corp.’s OpenAI-infused Bing Chat to help with editing and writing articles. “‘I think of it as like having […]

How VentureBeat is growing events and ad revenue

Kayleigh Barber of Digiday spoke with VentureBeat chief strategy officer Gina Joseph about how its growing revenue from events and advertising. Here is an excerpt: Giving advertisers a realistic understanding of event marketing  We saw about [100%] growth in events sponsorships [year over year] and that’s also partially because we added more events to the calendar. And that […]

VentureBeat hires Nuñez as editorial director

Michael Nuñez has been hired by Venture Beat to be its editorial director. He most recently has been at Playground Global as a senior marketing manager. Nuñez previously was an associate editor at Forbes, a deputy tech editor at Mashable and tech editor at Gizmodo. He also worked at Popular Science and Newsweek. He is […]

VentureBeat staff writer Hollowell departs

Ashleigh Hollowell, a staff writer/senior copy editor at VentureBeat, where she covered artificial intelligence and data news for technical decision-makers has left to join Becker’s Healthcare to cover clinical leadership and infection control news. Previously, Hollowell was at law firm Hanson Bridgett LLP, where she worked as a PR communications and content coordinator. Hollowell has […]

VentureBeat seeks a managing editor

VentureBeat is looking for a Managing Editor to drive our industry-leading editorial coverage of enterprise technology transformation. A revolution is unfolding, where all companies are data driven — presenting them with both opportunity and risk. VB’s editorial team aims to produce the most helpful guide for technical decision-makers navigating this enterprise transformation. We aim to […]

TechCrunch taps Sawers to cover U.K. and European startups

Paul Sawers has joined TechCrunch as a senior writer to cover U.K. and European startups and other areas of the global technology sphere. Recently, he was European correspondent at VentureBeat. He also worked at The Next Web as a contributor, U.K. and media editor and apps and media editor. Sawers has a B.A. from Queen […]

Wiggers departs VentureBeat for TechCrunch

VentureBeat senior staff writer Kyle Wiggers is leaving the news site for TechCrunch. His first day will be March 28. Wiggers writes about artificial intelligence for VentureBeat and lives in New York City. He previously was an SEO editor for Fatherly and also worked at XDA Developers and Digital Trends. He is a graduate of Ohio University.

VentureBeat seeks head of event content

VentureBeat is seeking a leader to curate content for our expanding events focused on enterprise AI, data technologies and strategies for technical decision makers. This Head of Events Content will oversee speaker recruitment and content planning for VentureBeat’s portfolio of events. This includes our flagship event Transform, but also the growing number of Summit events […]

VentureBeat taps Alspach to cover security

Kyle Alspach has joined VentureBeat as a staff writer focused on security technologies, including emerging technologies, along with covering enterprise security strategies and trends. Previously, he was a senior technical editor covering mobile device, PC, and cloud news focusing on Microsoft, Apple and HP for CRN at The Channel Company in Westborough, Massachusetts. He was […]