After a week off, CrunchWeek is back. Regulars Leena and Colleen were out of the office, but Greg Kumparak, Billy Gallagher, and I still got together to talk about the big tech stories from the past seven days.
We start our discussion with an overview of the new phone that Nokia announced this week, the Lumia 2010, which attracted attention for its 41-megapixel camera — something that prompted TechCrunch’s John Biggs to scoff that regular consumers aren’t interested in high-megapixel phones.
Greg takes us through the announcement, then we move on to Dropbox’s developer conference, where the company said that it has 175 million users and announced a Datastore API allowing developers to store and sync user data from apps. Lastly, we look at the announcement that Hulu’s owners aren’t selling the streaming video site (at least for now), and we talk about where Hulu goes from here.
- Founded March 2007
- Total Funding $100M
- Overview Founded in March 2007, Hulu is operated independently by a dedicated management team with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Seattle and Beijing. NBC Universal, News Corporation, as of April 2009, Disney, Providence Equity Partners and the Hulu team share in the ownership stake of the company. Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more at Hulu.com, …
- Founders Beth Comstock
- Website http://www.hulu.com
- Full profile for hulu
- Founded 1865
- Ticker NYSE:NOK
- Overview NOKIA is a Finnish multinational communications corporation. It is primarily engaged in the manufacturing of mobile devices and in converging Internet and communications industries. They make a wide range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business mobility and more. Nokia is the owner of Symbian operation …
- Website http://nokia.com
- Full profile for Nokia
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