AOL's Techcrunch is in disarray. Last week AOL/Techcrunch announced a new venture fund that would finance the kind of start-ups it covers. That made lots of people cry foul. Now Mike's out of a job. What does it all mean?
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AOL employee Mike Arrington is angry! The TechCrunch founder and co-editor fired off a histrionic screed yesterday directed at Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr and Hunch, with an explicit threat aimed at anyone who doesn't kowtow to him.
Mike Arrington has a post over at TechCrunch taking Consumer Reports to task over their iPhone 4 coverage. And it's true! It feels like there's a new Consumer Reports update every day that either repeats or directly contradicts the previous day's. It's well worth a read to see it all laid out like this, especially for your friends and family who may be more familiar with trusting Consumer Reports ratings than they are with gadgets.
Before he was a kingmaker at TechCrunch, Mike Arrington was a lawyer at Silicon Valley firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he worked on the deal that brought NeXT Software—and Steve Jobs—to Apple. It almost didn't happen.