Michael Arrington: "Google Spied on My Gmail"

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. » 3/21/14 5:35pm 3/21/14 5:35pm

I Call This Blackmail

Aol employee Mike Arrington is angry! The TechCrunch founder and co-editor fired off a histrionic screed yesterday directed at Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr and Hunch, with an explicit threat aimed at anyone who doesn't kowtow to him. » 6/21/11 1:23pm 6/21/11 1:23pm

AOL Acquires TechCrunch

The rumors have proven true: AOL is snapping up Michael Arrington's TechCrunch family of sites. The site will share a stable with AOL's other major tech property, Engadget, along with TUAW, Switched, and DownloadSquad. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but Business Insider has a source claiming the site went for… » 9/28/10 12:48pm 9/28/10 12:48pm

Shady Meetings, Unlawful Acts, and One Ballsy Tech Blogger

I've never met TechCrunch's Michael Arrington, but I'm pretty sure he has cojones the size of Texas. How could he not after crashing a secret meeting, realizing that his friends might be committing federal crimes, and still writing about it? » 9/21/10 10:36pm 9/21/10 10:36pm

Fusion Garage Files to Dismiss TechCrunch Lawsuit as JooJoo Wars…

In the ongoing sadness that is the legal battle between TechCrunch and Fusion Garage over the JooJoo tablet, Fusion Garage has moved to dismiss Michael Arrington's lawsuit entirely. » 2/01/10 11:00am 2/01/10 11:00am

The Crunchpad/JooJoo Lawsuit Has Been Filed: Preorders Are Officially a…

After Fusion Garage left Michael Arrington and his Crunchpad standing at the altar, sad a dejected, only to go to a different wedding with some hussy named JooJoo, one thing seemed obvious: Somone was going to get sued, and soon. And that's exactly what's happened. And with INTERSERVE doing business as TECHCRUNCH and… » 12/11/09 9:59am 12/11/09 9:59am

Everything We Know About the JooJoo (AKA Crunchpad) Tablet So Far

The JooJoo, which used to be called the CrunchPad until its official unveiling this morning is a tablet. An internet tablet. But there are still a lot of things left uncertain. Here's what we do know. » 12/07/09 7:03pm 12/07/09 7:03pm

CrunchPad Breaks Cover at Media Event Next Monday

The CrunchPad would've been an easy-to-use Web tablet, but the strange saga of its 11th-hour demise will be anything but simple. Chandra Rathakrishnan—CEO of the CrunchPad's problem partner—will demo the tablet, and explain his side of the story. » 12/04/09 6:36am 12/04/09 6:36am

The CrunchPad Is Dead

Michael Arrington's ambitious project to create a super-simple web tablet is dead, drowned in a bathtub half-full of greed and selfishness. This isn't a happy story. » 11/30/09 11:22am 11/30/09 11:22am

Walt Mosspuppet Answers Reader Mail: "Call Pogue, He Knows How to Do…

Walt Mosspuppet answers reader mail, exactly like you'd expect the only technology journalist in the world to, but super funny and mean. [YouTube via Fake Steve Jobs] » 7/15/09 6:00pm 7/15/09 6:00pm

CrunchPad Web Tablet Landing "As Soon As Possible" for Less Than $300

Mike Arrington's CrunchPad web tablet, already several prototypes in, is quickly bubbling to reality reports Bits: There's going to be an announcement in July or August, and it'll be available "as soon as possible." » 7/04/09 6:30pm 7/04/09 6:30pm