The reason the press has stayed mostly silent in the wake of sexual assault allegations connected to Silicon Valley big-wig Michael is not because, as several have suggested, the tech world is scared of the TechCrunch founder.
The popular tech writer was already straddling the blogger/investor line as both a TechCrunch writer and a partner at CrunchFund, the VC fund started by fellow blogger-without-morals Michael Arrington. The more surprising part of today's news, then, is that Siegler would deign to work for Google Ventures after writing so unabashedly in favor of Apple all these years.
Cross your fingers, cross your legs. Cross your arms and bow your head. The seemingly never-ending rumor mill spinning around the idea of a Facebook phone may finally come to a stop at a just-announced event next week.
Don't you just hate it when the Department of Homeland Security seizes your boat? TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington sure does, blogging about the incident as if it were a totally relatable, normal problem that regular people go through.
TechCrunch's departed founder Michael Arrington has finally agreed to play nice with his creation's new owners. Arrington and AOL have spent enough time apart, gone through the proper counseling, and are ready to see each other again. Arrington is rejoining TechCrunch as a columnist.
If the phrases "circle back" and "touch base" make you cringe, then brace yourself because there's a new, bad breed of business jargon out there waiting to scrape your ears--tech jargon.
MG Siegler casually mentioned he used to plant "sometimes false" information into his stories as a way to catch people rewriting his stuff, but now he's being coy over whether that was true or if it was a piece of false information he threw out to mess with the tech blogosphere.
After months of turmoil, the last of the old school TechCrunch staff is stepping down and handing off the keys to a new set of hands.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg continued his press tour touting New York City as the place for tech startups in a sit-down with TechCrunch, and he didn't miss the opportunity to brag about how he once dealt with unemployment.
There's (a little) good news and there's (a lot of) bad news in AOL's third quarter earnings report out Tuesday, leaving some to wonder if Tim Armstrong's big turnaround is still stalled.
She dismisses the interest in her flap with Michael Arrington as our culture's "OCD"
Siegler is becoming a venture capitalist while Nick Bilton turned down big bucks
His first post--which promises he'll do the same thing he did at TechCrunch--got lots of comments
Paul Carr quit his TechCrunch job with great fanfare and is now starting a new company
The former TechCrunch editor is fighting with his replacement and starting his own blog
At the TechCrunch Disrupt confab the kids think just think, "It's electric!"
Just when it looked like the debate about TechCrunch's editorial integrity was over
According to a statement from AOL, Erick Schonfeld is the new editor of TechCrunch
What's stopping Arrington from just starting a new blog?
Ousting the tech blog's founder leaves a power vacuum in Silicon Valley
Next Media Animation's version of the TechCrunch scandal is more colorful than most
If not that, he wants a clean break from The Huffington Post
Journalists are angry, employees don't know what's up
Also, disorganized. So many different stories. Here's a quick explanation
AOL is helping to finance the company it covers
If AOL goes private, here are the properties on the chopping block
TechCrunch found a version of an iPad app hidden in the Facebook iPhone app
The latest: a veiled threat to a tech executive who he blames for not handing him a scoop
People love reading about leaks, and they love reading about Facebook.
Few believed the tiny startup would be such a breakout success
A very fortuitous time for the AIM chat app, and Skype competitor, to be unveiled
Top tech bloggers take public shots at each other over ethics debate
The microblogging service buys one of the biggest Twitter clients, reports TechCrunch
Mike Arrington will report on startups in which he has a financial interest
The Hollywood studio intimidates a second trade publication this week
The infighting at AOL rages on over a "snarky" dispatch
Many have wondered how the Silicon Valley blog would mesh with the AOL way
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