Tech & The District » Michael Arrington http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/techandthedistrict Tech the way we see it: insights and musings on technology PR, policy and the District, from H&K’s D.C. Tech Team. Thu, 04 Aug 2011 15:06:44 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 en hourly 1 AOL is the Proud New Owner of TechCrunch http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/techandthedistrict/2010/09/28/aol-is-the-proud-new-owner-of-techcrunch/ http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/techandthedistrict/2010/09/28/aol-is-the-proud-new-owner-of-techcrunch/#comments Tue, 28 Sep 2010 18:45:30 +0000 Vanessa Truskey http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/techandthedistrict/?p=597 You may have seen the news today that AOL purchased TechCrunch; the deal was announced onstage at TC’s Disrupt conference in San Francisco.  Interestingly, CNN Money is reporting that when Michael Arrington polled the crowd to see whether or not they thought he should sell, a majority of the crowd voted no (though obviously he sold anyway).  It will be interesting to see how Arrington’s blogger colleagues respond to the news – perhaps they’ll agree with the crowd.  What do you think?  Is this trend – the acquisition of a widely-read, reputable tech blog network by a content-hungry company – going to continue and who will be next? 

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