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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 …

AOL Is Rumored to Be Scheduling Layoffs AOL Is Rumored to Be Scheduling Layoffs

AOL is rumored to be planning to lay off hundreds of its employees next week. According to Pando Daily, their source on the matter is legitimate. Allegedly, AOL might possibly be set to disappoint investors this quarter, and would like …

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 He’s been replaced by Eric Eldon, who says that his plan is …

Erick Schonfeld Leaves TechCrunch Erick Schonfeld Leaves TechCrunch

The transition at AOL’s TechCrunch continues as editor Erick Schonfeld has stepped down. This is just the latest in a series of pre-AOL acquisition TechCrunchers leaving. Some have banded together at the site PandoDaily. More on all of that here. …

TechCrunch Sheds Another Of Its Old School Writers TechCrunch Sheds Another Of Its Old School Writers

After AOL acquired TechCrunch, the popular tech blog started going through a lot of changes. They weren’t all immediately noticeable, but it didn’t take too long for things to be very publicly coming apart at the seams. That’s no slight …

Pinterest Wins Award for 2011 Startup of the Year Pinterest Wins Award for 2011 Startup of the Year

Pinterest was launched in 2010, but that didn’t stop the fine folks at TechCrunch from giving Pinterest their “Crunchie” award for “2011 Startup Of The Year”. Why did Pinterest earn that recognition? From TechCrunch: “The reason? Crazy, crazy traffic and …

AOL’s Tim Armstrong On: Project Devil, Patches’ Success & TechCrunch “Chaos” AOL’s Tim Armstrong On: Project Devil, Patches’ Success & TechCrunch “Chaos”

Following up with their company’s financial earnings being released this morning, Tim Armstrong, AOL CEO and Chairman, and Arte Minson, AOL CFO, took some time this morning to conduct a Q&A with the media about the implications of the Q4 …

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 …

TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde Reportedly Leaving AOL TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde Reportedly Leaving AOL
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Who would have ever thought that AOL purchasing TechCrunch wouldn’t go down as a completely smooth journey off into the sunset? If you follow tech journalism news, you know that the journey has been anything but smooth, with the biggest …

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 …

TechCrunch, AOL Drama Gets Taiwanese Animation TechCrunch, AOL Drama Gets Taiwanese Animation

Next Media Animation, the Taiwanese animators known for producing animated video clips about various news topics in tech and pop culture, have put out a video about the whole TechCrunch/AOL ordeal. “NMA is a news agency and therefore we choose …

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 …