This week on the GeekWire Podcast, we discuss Groupon’s IPO, the unveiling of Microsoft’s next Windows version, and the end of the original T-Mobile Sidekick. Then we examine the present and future of Twitter, Facebook and other social media (and much more) with Monica Guzman Preston of
Intersect and Jason Preston of Parnassus Group — our first husband-and-wife team of guests.
In our final segment, we have a brand new installment of our
Name that Tech Tune contest, offering a chance to win tickets to the upcoming GeekWire Launch Event at the Showbox Sodo.
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Stories and links related to the subjects we discussed …
Monica Guzman Preston and Jason Preston in the KIRO studios (Erynn Rose photo)
Groupon: Fast-growing (and unprofitable) Groupon files for $750 million IPO … IPO filing reveals Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s stake in Groupon … Poll: Is there a tech bubble?
Microsoft: Windows 8, the first real glimpse: Tiles on a tablet … Windows 8: A radical change for Windows, and a huge gamble for Microsoft
Sidekick: From Danger to Android: The saga of the T-Mobile Sidekick … Last words from a Sidekick 3: ‘iPhone can suck it’
Twitter: Graphic: 13 percent of Americans use Twitter … Google’s Eric Schmidt and his ‘Gang of Four’
Monica Guzman: Twitter, Personal site, Intersect
Jason Preston: Twitter, Personal site, The Tweet House, Parnassus Group
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