Marc Benioff, the outspoken founder and CEO of Salesforce, will take the Disrupt stage with Michael Arrington again this year at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. Since last year, his company has seen solid growth, and it announced that it will be moving into what will be the tallest building in San Francisco, which will also bear the company’s name. Show More Summary
Last spring, Jennifer Allen began sharing a harrowing tale of rape and abuse at the hands of a former boyfriend -- the tech investor and blogger, Michael Arrington. Now Ms. Allen has retracted those accusations in a settlement with Mr. Arrington, who agreed to drop a defamation lawsuit against her as a result.
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has reached a settlement agreement with Jenn Allen. He’s posted a copy of the agreement on his site Uncrunched, and it says that “Allen retracts, and expresses her regret for making, the Statements.” Apparently that covers a number of statements Allen made accusing Arrington of abusing and raping her. Show More Summary
Last May, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington filed a defamation lawsuit against his former girlfriend, Jennifer Allen. Allen had accused Arrington of rape on social media and declined to retract her statements. The lawsuit Arrington filed has now been dropped. Show More Summary
The defamation suit against Jennifer Allen—who last spring claimed itan investor and TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington had raped her—will not have its day in court. Read more...
Microsoft got caught with their hand in the cookie jar Tuesday when a PR rep accidentally offered to pay Michael Arrington — founder of TechCrunch — to hype up Internet Explorer, the company's web browser. " This is just layers of stupid," Arrington wrote on uncrunched.com. Show More Summary
Microsoft has been making a lot of smart moves lately, but this is a blunder that brings back grim memories of the Clippy era. TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has posted an email that he received from a Microsoft PR person asking if he’d want to take part in a new “sponsored post opportunity” regarding Internet Explorer. Show More Summary
M ichael Arrington, the TechCrunch founder and head of Crunchfund, rejoiced about some news from Twitter on his Uncrunched blog: It was, whoa, nearly six years ago that I humbly requested that Twitter give us the ability to follow someone without actually having to listen to them talk. Show More Summary
Last year, TechCrunch founder and middle-finger-waving investor Michael Arrington announced he'd no longer judge the site's annual startup competition, citing the ominous influence of outside forces over the editorial process. In unrelated news, a startup he backs just won the top prize , again . Read more...
Michael Arrington is a man who would prefer to keep the things people whisper about him out of the public eye. So the blogging-capitalist, whose "conflicts of interests" run longer than his resume (literally), came out gunning for Whisper CEO Michael Heyward during a TechCrunch Disrupt panel earlier today. Read more...
In an extremely contentious interview with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Michael Heyward, the CEO of anonymous social network Whisper, nearly melted down on stage today at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference. Arrington peppered Heyward with questions about the purpose of the Whisper app. Show More Summary
Speaking on stage at Disrupt New York, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explained the strategy behind the company's new foray into producing original television content. "Can you tell me what Yahoo is?" TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington asked, bringing up the old question of whether Yahoo is a tech or media company. Read More
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference today. She's being interviewed by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington. You can follow everything she says in the live blog below. Join the conversation about this story »
It's not easy being interviewed by Michael Arrington. Over the last several years, we've seen our share of VCs, entrepreneurs, and big tech execs wilt under the pressure. But not Michael Heyward. The Whisper CEO held his own against Arrington, spending the majority of his interview at Disrupt NY 2014 defending his app as a place where authenticity and empathy reigns. Read More
As Disrupt NY comes to a close, Marissa Mayer is set to take the stage with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington. The interview will start around 2:00 PM EDT, following a talk with the creator of WordPress and founder of Automattic, Matt Mullenweg. Show More Summary
At TechCrunch Disrupt, HBO's Silicon Valley actor T.J. Miller shared a story with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington about the time he ran into Tesla founder Elon Musk in Silicon Valley — and had no idea who he was. Miller says he was walking around Silicon Valley and saw a guy who looked like he fit into the tech scene. Show More Summary
If you think Y Combinator dominates the world of the startup accelerators, YC President Sam Altman agrees with you. In an on-stage interview at TechCrunch's Disrupt New York conference, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington said he was...Show More Summary
In 2020, Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson thinks the top three tech companies in terms of market cap will be Google, Facebook, and some other company we haven't yet heard of. TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington interviewed WilsonShow More Summary
Disrupt NY 2014 is mere days away, and we’re thrilled to announce that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will be joining Michael Arrington for a fireside chat, where she’ll talk about how she’s been rebuilding Yahoo into a mobile and content-focused company via strategic startup acquisitions. Michael has chickens now and the Internet is obviously curious about his ambitions. Read More
Believe it or not, Disrupt NY 2014 is just one week away! Crazy, right? As you know, we have an all-star lineup of special guests and speakers who will be joining us, including Michael Arrington, Sequoia Capital's Roelof Botha, Andreessen...Show More Summary