AOL says Arrington is no longer a part of TechCrunch, and former co-editor Erick Schonfeld is now the sole editor of the blog.
The founder of the tech blog, who ignited a furious debate last week when he announced he was forming a venture fund to invest in some of the companies his bloggers cover, is out at AOL, Fortune reports.
The $20 million CrunchFund will reportedly invest in some of the startups that TechCrunch covers, raising the issue of conflict of interest.
TechCrunch founder said that while there was little choice of when to schedule TechCrunch 50, he thinks that Demo is an antiquated pay-to-play model.
The TechCrunch editor says that TechCrunch 50 conference will not be held at the same time as DemoFall this year.
E-mail overload is a fact of life but there are already existing solutions. What's missing is real commitment from the likes of Microsoft and IBM, et al.
Why did a collection of tech publishers and venture capitalists lend their voices to a Microsoft advertorial?
A kerfuffle erupts over claims and disavowals of claims related to an article on suggestions for start-ups presenting at TechCrunch 50.
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has charged Google with accessing his Gmail account to find out who leaked news to him. Google denies it ever happened.
At TechCrunch Disrupt, Yahoo's CEO said the once-troubled company's user base is growing rapidly, with most gains on mobile. She also said the company just passed 800 million monthly users.