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Michael Arrington Sues Rape Accuser Jenn Allen

Michael Arrington Sues Rape Accuser Jenn Allen

By Chris Crum May 9, 2013

Jenn Allen, an ex-girlfriend of Techcrunch/Crunchfund Founder Michael Arrington, recently took to Facebook to make abuse allegations against him. While rape was not mentioned in the initial post, she later brought that up in comments on a Gawker article about …

AOL Looking To Sell TechCrunch, Engadget [Report] AOL Looking To Sell TechCrunch, Engadget [Report]

Update: According to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, the company is not looking to unload TechCrunch or Engadget. AdAge spoke with him, sharing the following quote: “We are planning to invest in those properties, not sell” them, Mr. Armstrong said in …

Michael Arrington, MG Siegler Out at PandoDaily Michael Arrington, MG Siegler Out at PandoDaily

Out of the AOL / TechCrunch drama factory came PandoDaily earlier this year. The news site launched as one focused on startups and it looked a lot like “TechCrunch All-Stars.”. Part of the plan was to have TechCrunch founder Michael …

Arrington Calls Arianna Huffington A Psychopath Arrington Calls Arianna Huffington A Psychopath
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TechCrunch has been leaking writers for some time now, and yesterday the leak moved up the food chain as the site’s Editor in Chief Erick Schonfeld stepped down. He’s been replaced by Eric Eldon, who says that his plan is …

PandoDaily: New Tech News Site From TechCrunch All Stars PandoDaily: New Tech News Site From TechCrunch All Stars
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The “four biggest voices” who left TechCrunch (Sarah Lacy’s words) have started PandoDaily, a new tech site aimed at covering start-ups that sounds, well, exactly like TechCrunch. Lacy is leading the charge, and the site will also feature writing from …

Heather Harde Officially Out At TechCrunch (AOL) Heather Harde Officially Out At TechCrunch (AOL)

Last month, reports emerged that TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde, who since TechCrunch was acquired by AOL, has actually been general manager of AOL’s technology properties, had handed in her resignation. Today, it’s official. She’ll be stepping down at the end …

Will Uncrunched Become the New TechCrunch? Will Uncrunched Become the New TechCrunch?
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A couple weeks ago, it became official that TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington is no longer a part of AOL, after (and before) much drama unfolded. TechCrunch, so far, is going along with most of the same writers,though columnist Paul Carr …

Arrington No Longer Part of AOL [Now Official] Arrington No Longer Part of AOL [Now Official]

AOL and TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington have officially parted ways, at least on an employer/employee basis, though the company will continue in its investment in Arrington’s “CrunchFund” . The official statement from AOL as posted on TechCrunch: “The TechCrunch acquisition …

Arrington and AOL: The Final Chapter Arrington and AOL: The Final Chapter

The latest word on the TechCrunch/AOL saga is that TC founder Michael Arrington has been fired from the company and that AOL will not sell TechCrunch back, as he had requested. As previously reported, Michael Arrington presented two options to …

Arrington to AOL: Sell TechCrunch Back Arrington to AOL: Sell TechCrunch Back
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The TechCrunch drama continues, interestingly enough with a TechCrunch post from founder Michael Arrington himself. More here and here for some background. A year ago when it was revealed that AOL would be acquiring TechCrunch, a big deal was made …

TechCrunch Says TechCrunch “As We Know It” May Be Over TechCrunch Says TechCrunch “As We Know It” May Be Over
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Popular tech blog TechCrunch, which was acquired by AOL about a year ago appears to be in major turmoil, following news late last week that founder Michael Arrington is likely out of the company after launching CrunchFund, venture capital fund. …

Michael Arrington and AOL: What They’re Saying Michael Arrington and AOL: What They’re Saying

Update: Arrington is “not employed by Aol” according to this report quoting a Huffington Post spokesperson. Update 2: Peter Kafka at AllThingsD is reporting that Arrington is indeed an AOL employee, though he no longer works for AOL’s Huffington Post …

Another Shake-Up in the AOL Content Leadership Department

AOL recently lost a couple of editors of its popular gadget blog Engadget. Now, an even bigger player in the company’s content strategy is leaving. President of AOL Media and Studios, David Eun told staff he is leaving the company in an email. The letter started:

TechCrunch Not Worried About Stepping On AOL Toes

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington hasn’t been afraid of pissing off AOL since the company acquired the popular tech blog late last year. 

Earlier this month, Arrington waged a blog war of sorts against fellow AOL tech blog Engadget, which drew a lot of media attention, and got other tech bloggers asking questions like, "How long will Mike Arrington possibly last as an AOL employee?"

A Fake Eric Schmidt And A Fake Mark Zuckerberg
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Michael Arrington of TechCrunch created a fake Facebook account for Google CEO Eric Schmidt, showing that Facebook probably needs to do more to verify users. I’m guessing that Schmidt still has access to more personal information on Arrington, however. 

More “Super Angel” Fun

Update 2: This story is getting more and more interesting. See these reactions from Ron Conway and McClure, as well as this post by Robert Scoble

Google to Show Off Chrome OS This Week
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Update: According to TechCrunch, Google will be holding a special Chrome OS event on Thursday morning, where they will show off demos and give an overview of the product, now said to be launching next year.