Two Years After Dramatic HuffPost Buy, AOL’s Armstrong and Arianna Talk About the Sometimes Rocky Road (Video)

All’s well that ends well — even if it started not so well?
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NewsCred Buys DayLife

No more daylight for an early attempt at Web 2.0 new aggregation, which gathered investments from the New York Times and a who’s-who list of digerati.
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Sarah Lacy Debuts New Tech Site, PandoDaily — $2M+ in Funding and Guess Who’s Working for Her? (Video)

Here’s the brave woman who will be the new boss of Michael Arrington, M.G. Siegler and Paul Carr. (You read that right.)
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eBay Buys Hunch

One of a string of pickups for eBay.
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Exclusive: AOL’s Tim Armstrong Says He Doesn’t Want a Yahoo Deal (Video)

Meanwhile, his AOL turnaround is still a turnaround.
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Voices

Vladimir Putin’s Apprentices (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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News Byte

Here He Is

We’ll admit, it’s clever, even if he can’t quite let go. Even the chest shot, but only because it says “Unpaid Blogger.” In other words, tech’s bad boy Michael Arrington has a new blogging home on a site called Uncrunched, after leaving AOL and the tech news blog he founded, TechCrunch, amid controversy. His first post is only three words, all in the title: “Here I Am.” Indeed.

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Please Ignore the TrollCrunch (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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Arrington Talks New Blog (And How He Almost Stayed at AOL)

Michael Arrington is returning to the blogosphere. The blogger, who is leaving AOL and TechCrunch over a fight over his new venture capital fund, said in an interview that he plans to start a personal blog in the coming days.

It’s Official: Arrington Out at AOL; Schonfeld New TechCrunch Editor (Plus Armstrong Internal Memo Too!)

Our long, national non-nightmare in tech is finally over. Godspeed, CrunchFund!
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Michael Arrington's First Day at AOL