So this is what CrunchWeek is like without adult supervision.
Leena Rao and Colleen Taylor, the show’s two regular hosts, were both out of town this week, but there was still plenty of news for TechCrunch writers — specifically Greg Kumparak, Alex Wilhelm, and me — to talk about. We weighed in on the anticipation around Twitter’s IPO filing (and what was revealed in its S-1 filing), the shutdown of anonymous Bitcoin marketplace Silk Road, and reports that Amazon is developing its own smartphones (one of them with a whopping four cameras).
By the way, apologies for the occasional bursts of random background noise. I blame the gremlins hiding in the TCTV studio.
- Founded 1994
- Ticker NASDAQ:AMZN
- Overview Amazon.com is an American international e-commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. Founded in 1994, it is the world’s largest online retailer. Jeff Bezos incorporated the company (as Cadabra) in July 1994 and the site went online as Amazon.com in 1995. The company was renamed after the Amazon River, one of the largest rivers in the world, which in turn was named …
- Website http://amazon.com
- Full profile for Amazon
- Founded March 2006
- Ticker NYSE:TWTR
- Overview Twitter is an online social network and a microblogging service that enables users to send and read “tweets,” which are text messages limited to 140 characters. Registered users of Twitter are able to read and post tweets via the web, SMS or mobile applications. Created in March 2006, Twitter is a global real-time communications platform with 400 million monthly visitors to twitter.com and more …
- Founders Biz Stone
- Website http://twitter.com
- Full profile for Twitter
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