This is The TechCrunch Podcast where you’ll hear everything you need to know about the week’s top stories in tech from the people who wrote them.
Salesforce CEO succession drama and other TC news
This week Darrell talks with Rita Liao about the great wall of porn obscuring information about protests in china. And Ron Miller comes on to recap the AWS re:invent event and his story on Salesforce co-CEO Bret Taylor stepping down. And as always, Darrell breaks down the biggest stories in tech
No due diligence, just vibes (and other TC news)
This week Darrell was busy hosting TC Sessions: Crypto, so producer Maggie interviewed Dom-Madori Davis about what Dom calls Vibe Capitalists and the kind of patterns they are matching. You’ll also hear Anita Ramaswamy talk to Binance CEO CZ on FTX, building trust in crypto and revenue opportunities in a truly DeFI world. And as always, Darrell breaks down the biggest stories in tech
Crypto’s white knight was a black hat all along and other TC news
This week Darrell talks with Dom-Madori Davis about the coalition of VCs that are standing for reproductive rights. And Jacquelyn Melinek comes on the break down the FTX- Binance saga that’s unfolded over the past week. And as always, Darrell breaks down the biggest stories in tech.
Buying your own identity on Elon’s Twitter and other news
This week Amanda Silberling and DarrellI went live on LinkedIn and Twitter Spaces to talk about Elon Musk’s questionable plans for blue checks on Twitter. Then he talks with Natasha Mascarenhas about a new startup, Rewind, that wants to help humans have perfect memory. And as always, we break down the biggest stories in tech.
Elon Musk and Twitter Close Deal: Hot Takes (Bonus Episode)
It's official - Elon Musk has sealed the deal on Twitter, and we're bringing you a bonus episode to talk through it all. In case you missed it, Alex took to Twitter Spaces with Darrell Etherington, Amanda Silberling, Anita Ramaswamy, and Taylor Hatmaker to process some of what’s gone done, and what comes next on a special joint Equity/TechCrunch Podcast episode, so have a listen and be sure to read all about the Elon era at Twitter on TechCrunch.
The TwitterMusking and other news
This week Darrell talks with Taylor Hatmaker about Elon Musk officially buying Twitter. He also talks with Amanda Silberling about Youtuber MrBeast’s business and why a billion-dollar-plus valuation for it makes us nervous. Plus he chats about the scoop of the week with Kirsten Korosec who broke the news that Argo is shutting down. And as always, he breaks down the biggest news in tech this week.