There Will Not Be A Live Video Stream For The Amazon Phone Launch

Just so you know…


Bad news, nerds. TechCrunch just received word that Amazon will not provide a live video stream of tomorrow’s launch event. Thankfully we’ll have a couple of writers on-hand to live blog the action, but you won’t be able to watch Bezos’ dog-and-pony show until after the event wraps.

Amazon tells us that it will post the event in its entirety on its YouTube channel when it’s over; it will also roll out videos to its media channel. But there will not be a live video stream just like for the Fire TV launch where the retail giant also failed to stream the event.

Amazon’s handling of its phone launch has been haphazard at best, and from a journalist perspective, the whole process was painful. The company just told us the venue of the event yesterday, and that was after a week of not knowing if Amazon was going to select TechCrunch for…

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Bill McCleskey recognized at Black 40 Under 40

Hats off to Mitech Partners’ Director of Sales Bill McCleskey for being recognized as an outstanding young professional among his peers in Nashville, Tennessee.


Forty African-American professionals under 40 years of age were chosen by a board or judges as having made a positive influence on the Nashville community through business.

Bill MCcleskey has not only led Mitech to record revenue numbers at Mitech but also volunteers weekly and The Boys & Girls Club teaching self development to teenagers.

We are proud Bill’s accomplishments and community involvement. We anticipate much more in the future.