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Inside HBO's 'Silicon Valley': How the Creators Nailed Tech Culture

In researching the startup scene for their new HBO comedy, executive producers Mike Judge and Alec Berg lured real-life tech gurus -- including Eric Schmidt, Michael Arrington, Kara Swisher and Howard Morgan -- onscreen. read more

Valleywag Michael Arrington Defends Mozilla CEO Because Gays are "Mostly Free"| Paleofuture When Wat

Valleywag Michael Arrington Defends Mozilla CEO Because Gays are "Mostly Free"| Paleofuture When Watching Baseball on TV Was the Future | Regressing The Last Flight Of DeAndre Kane, College Basketball's Old Man| Truck Yeah! Leaked GM E-Mail Reveals Furious Backpedaling On Spokesman's Statement | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Michael Arrington Defends Mozilla CEO Because Gays are "Mostly Free"

To get a glimpse at the interior logic of libertarian leaders who work in the technology industry, take a look at Michael Arrington's triumphal tweet from last night: "My point is this. WE'VE WON! After eons gays can now mostly feel free to be themselves, love whoever, with no stigma." Read more...

Mike Arrington Won't Shake Your Disgusting Hand

Typically, you might worry about what would happen if Michael Arrington's hands were on you. But the TechCrunch founder and pugnacious VC is equally terrified of physical contact, creating a public germaphobe campaign that's now reached half a decade. Read more...

Google denies snooping on Gmail users to hunt down leaks

Responding to allegations from TechCrunch former editor Michael Arrington that Google had accessed his Gmail email address to trace a leak from inside the company, the search giant said this week that it didn’t do so, and that it doesn’t employ such practices, Re/code reports. Show More Summary

Michael Arrington: Google Spied On My Gmail Account

Venture capitalist and TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington wrote on his blog today that he's "nearly certain" Google once snooped into his Gmail account after he broke a story about the company. Arrington writes that his source for the story later came up to him in person and said Google showed the source Arrington's email correspondence. Show More Summary

Michael Arrington: "Google Spied on My Gmail"

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This week, we learned Microsoft has been able to read anyone's Hotmail inbox, if it so pleases. But what about Google? According to TechCrunch founder and friendly VC giant Mike Arrington, his Gmail account was rifled through just the same. Read more...

Mike Arrington Says Bryan Goldberg Is Kinda Fucked

last monthTechnology : Valleywag

His name was already mud, but there are plenty of things worse than mud (poop, toxic waste, mud with spiders in it, etc.). Even Michael Arrington wouldn't touch Goldberg after The Bustle's latest bit of bad press : Read more...

Fewer companies, more mentoring, real investments: Announcing Pando’s $100k startup competition

I’ve been thinking about startup competitions well before we decided to co-produce Southland this year. I’ve been thinking about startup competitions for decades. Jason Calacanis and Michael Arrington took them to a new level with the...Show More Summary

Michael Arrington's Next CrunchFund Might Be Smaller Than It Appears

3 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

Michael Arrington's capitalist dream will not be deferred. Even after losing cofounder MG Siegler to what looks like an indefinite international vacay, CrunchFund crunches on. Read more...

Watch Mike Arrington Talk About Trading Favors for Blog Posts

5 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

In 2011, TechCrunch founder and Bully-in-Chief Michael Arrington gave an off the record talk to an audience of powerful tech CEOs. Details of unsavory comments leaked. Later that year, he did it again, and now we have the closed-doors video of Arrington's corruption, in his own words. Read more...

Back 9 Links: Government surveillance meets poetry (meets unicorns?)

Links that got us thinking on Tuesday, October 29: The NSA haiku generator.Michael Arrington not happy about the state of TechCrunch.Writing for free isn't slavery.The rapid advance of artificial intelligence.Technology isn't why you're stressed. Show More Summary

Aaron Levie Talks About Box's Early Struggles, The NSA And Microsoft's Next CEO

6 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

At TechCrunch Disrupt Europe in Berlin today, Box’s founder Aaron Levie took to the stage with CrunchFund’s Michael Arrington for a wide-ranging conversation that touched on everything from the early days of Box and who the next CEO of Microsoft should be all the way to the recent NSA revelations and their repercussions on cloud businesses. Show More Summary

Not Your Father's AOL? CEO Tim Armstrong Sketches Out His Vision For The Company

6 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington kicked off his interview with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong at Disrupt Europe with the obligatory ragging on Armstrong for firing him, but eventually, he moved on to ask if there was "anything interesting"...Show More Summary

Man Flies All The Way From India To Germany Just To Take A Photo With TechCrunch Founder, Mike Arrington

TechCrunch Disrupt is taking place in Berlin right now and attendees traveled from all over the world to be there. One founder traveled a particularly long way, not to pitch his startup, but to meet TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington. Show More Summary

A Michael Arrington Fan Takes The Stage At Disrupt Europe

6 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington closed out his interview today with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong at Disrupt Europe with a call for questions from the audience. It turned out, however, that one of the attendees who lined up to ask a question was less interested in finding out more about AOL's business and more interested in meeting Arrington. Show More Summary

Bill Gurley: We View Benchmark As A Services Business

6 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

What makes Benchmark unique? TechCrunch founder and CrunchFund founder Michael Arrington tackled this question in an on stage interview with the entire Benchmark partnership at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe today.

This Idea That Google Should Step In And Buy Twitter Right Before Its IPO Isn't Completely Crazy (GOOG)

Techcrunch founder Michael Arrington is arguing that Google should buy Twitter before it goes public. At first, this idea sounds silly because Google would have to wrap up the deal lightning fast, before the impending IPO launch on Nov. Show More Summary


Two straws in the wind for the Snowden flap: 1. When Silicon Valley corporate leaders are grilled over their view NSA by an outraged Michael Arrington, he uncovers a remarkably diverse set of views and ends up complaining, ”I’m not getting anyone to care so far on stage.” 2. Show More Summary

Silicon Valley Luminaries Got Grilled On The NSA At Disrupt, Here's How They Responded

7 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Over the course of the three day Disrupt conference, Michael Arrington interviewed 13 of the most influential people in the tech industry, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. He questioned them all on their involvement and opinions on the NSA spying scandal. Let's take a look at what they said.

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