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Marissa Mayer Defends Yahoo Logo

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 09.12.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Marissa Mayer is standing by the new -- and much maligned -- Yahoo logo that was unveiled last week. Speaking onstage during TechC...

TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 Serves Up Relationship Advice

Mira Veda | Posted 11.20.2012 | San Francisco
Mira Veda

After the complicated feelings I was having about TechCrunch Disrupt 2012, I started to debate what it all meant. Once I started to focus on the relationship idea there, every app or company that was trying to connect people jumped out.

Arrington Controversy Fuels Portland's Black Leaders

Mike Green | Posted 01.10.2012 | Black Voices
Mike Green

Arrington's point offers us insight into an inconvenient truth: The venture capital industry has failed to significantly benefit Black and Hispanic sectors of urban regions.

Soledad O'Brien, Michael Arrington, and the Non-Existent Black Entrepreneur

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 01.07.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Boyce Watkins

Soledad O'Brien's public spanking of Tech Crunch founder Michael Arrington is, in my opinion, the stuff that legends are made of.

From Feud-Prone Blogger To Startup Ally: Can Michael Arrington Make The Shift?

BusinessWeek | Posted 01.04.2012 | Small Business

Arrington's path from writer to investor is not entirely new; several former journalists, including Michael Moritz and Stewart Alsop, have reinvented ...

Michael Arrington Writes First Major Post on New Tech Blog "Uncrunched"

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 11.27.2011 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

With this post, Arrington defines the lay of the land for his new blog and addresses many of the criticisms he encountered involving claims about the conflict of interest between his practice of investing in startups and TechCrunch's journalistic mission.

What Makes a Good Venture Capitalist?

Mahendra Ramsinghani | Posted 11.22.2011 | Small Business
Mahendra Ramsinghani

Michael Arrington, editor of the popular tech startup news site, TechCrunch has decided to shift gears and become a venture capitalist (VC). Debates...

The Wall Street Journal's Shoddy Journalism on TechCrunch: It's Not About the Personalities, It's About the Principle

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.12.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Now that the TechCrunch editorial dispute has been resolved, let me turn my attention to the Wall Street Journal's coverage of it. In the most egregious case of mislabeling this side of Zabar's no lobster "lobster salad," the Journal's front page, above-the-fold story on Saturday sought to paint the situation as a "culture clash" based on "clashing personalities." It was, in fact, nothing of the kind. The issue at hand wasn't about personalities. It was about principle; a very simple fundamental principle about conflicts of interest that every journalistic enterprise -- including the Wall Street Journal -- adheres to. But you wouldn't know that from the exceptionally misinformed, substance-lite, and anonymous-quote-riddled piece. There is one upside to this shoddy journalism: the Journal reporters got the story so wrong, at least we know they aren't hacking into our phones.

REPORT: AOL Close To Buying TechCrunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

AOL, the New York-based online media company, is on the verge of acquiring TechCrunch, the online blogging network started by former attorney, Michael...

Jason Calacanis Shreds Mike Arrington: 'Trainwreck,' 'Liability,' 'Sociopath' | Jay Yarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In the wake of the news that AOL is close to buying TechCrunch, web entrepreneur Jason Calacanis took a sledgehammer to Michael Arrington on Twitter. ...

TechCrunch's Arrington Accuses 'Super Angels' Of Conspiracy

Yahoo! News | Sarah Jacobsson Purewal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Conspiracy. Danger. Intrigue. A top-secret venture capitalist cartel involved in collusion and price-fixing. That's what TechCrunch blogger Michael A...

TechCrunch's Arrington: 'Suddenly, I Have All These Enemies' | as Told to Liz Welch |  | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Michael Arrington loves breaking tech stories, but he's not big on PR people, conversational niceties, or sunlight....

Michael Arrington: Persona non Grata? Behold 'AngelGate'

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Pedro L. Rodriguez

Super Angels rely on positive media coverage incorporating buzz words and talking about growth opportunities, but instead we're out there talking about how they wanted to fix valuations and stunt growth for their competitors.

AOL Buys TechCrunch

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

AOL has acquired technology news site TechCrunch, the company announced Tuesday. TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong appea...

Facebook Building a Socialphone -- Maybe Maybe Not

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

One of the many assets Facebook could employ on its socialphone is Places. An integration of Places and the socialphone could provide the company a laundry list possibilities -- not to mention an additional source of revenue.

Saying High-Tech Is a Meritocracy Doesn't Make it So

Caroline Simard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Caroline Simard

Research shows that women face persistent barriers to retention and advancement in the high tech industry. Is it "all men's fault?" No.

Arrington Disrupts NYC -- and Likes It

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

TechCrunch Disrupt deserves a serious recap, because it's possible that it will quickly be the gold standard for tech conferences.

Joo Joo Tablet Maker: Michael Arrington Had 'flair for the dramatic'

Telegraph | Published: 5:21PM GMT 08 Dec 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

But Rathakrishnan has hit back at the claims. At a web conference where he demonstrated the Joo Joo, the tablet born from the ashes of the CrunchPad p...

With "Avatar," Technology Has Never Looked So Human in Film (VIDEO)

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Technology has never looked so human in film. James Cameron has created a wholly believable, realistic world, at once marking a new cinematic era and expanding the possibilities of film in our technology-dependent, digital entertainment-driven 21st century. From here on out, movies will be divided into two epochs: B.A. and A.A. Before "Avatar," After "Avatar."

Women Really Do Love Pete Cashmore More Than Michael Arrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

How'd Pete do it? "Being called the Brad Pitt of the blogosphere didn't hurt," writes Inc's Nitasha Tiku. And it's true, unlike most tech blogs...

Facebook Teaches TechCrunch A Lesson, Mike Arrington: "You Won This Round, Facebook"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook--sick of TechCrunch not calling them to fact check stories--pranks TechCrunch with a fake "fax this photo" service. Michael Arrington: "They ...

What If: The Non-Profit Media Model

John Thornton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Thornton

In Micro 101, we learn that such "public goods" as clean air and national defense will not be produced in sufficient supply exclusively by market forces. Allow for the sake of argument that journalism is such a good.

Customer Disservice Spotlight On: Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Greenspan

I am truly upset about this latest breach to take place involving my confidential information. It is shocking that a firm as wealthy and prominent as KPCB would have outsourced their information systems.

Greening Hollywood: Green Geeks 2.0

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paige Donner

Feel like getting social while going green(er)? Launched earlier this summer is Greenopolis, a social networking site that functions like the others,...

Savvy Auntie, Unsavvy Arrington

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This little bundle of cuteness is my friend Jen's baby, Tyler. He's four months old and the first time I met him I agonized over what to get him as a ...