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TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.wikipedia
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Michael Arrington

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TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.
J. Michael Arrington (born March 13, 1970) is the American founder and former co-editor of TechCrunch, a blog covering the Silicon Valley technology start-up communities and the wider technology field in USA and elsewhere.

Titstare

A scandal erupted over the Titstare application, created by participants in a hackathon at Disrupt 2013.
It was introduced at a 2013 hackathon at TechCrunch's TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, California.

Hackathon

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A scandal erupted over the Titstare application, created by participants in a hackathon at Disrupt 2013.
Some major companies were born from these hackathons, such as GroupMe, which began as a project at a hackathon at the TechCrunch Disrupt 2010 conference; in 2011 it was acquired by Skype for $85 million.

Sarah Lacy

The controversy that ensued eventually led to Arrington's departure, and other writers, including Paul Carr and Sarah Lacy, followed suit.
Lacy was a columnist at TechCrunch until November 19, 2011.

Startup company

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TechCrunch Disrupt hosts an event called Startup Battlefield at its conferences where startups sign up to pitch their business ideas on a stage in front of venture capital investors, media and other interested parties for prize money and publicity.
According to TechCrunch, there were 279 unicorns as of March 2018, with most of the unicorns located in China, followed by the United States.

AOL

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In 2010, AOL acquired the company for approximately $25 million.
On September 28, 2010, at the San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Conference, AOL signed an agreement to acquire TechCrunch to further its overall strategy of providing premier online content.

Paul Bradley Carr

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The controversy that ensued eventually led to Arrington's departure, and other writers, including Paul Carr and Sarah Lacy, followed suit.
In September 2011, having publicly resigned from TechCrunch following the departure of founder Michael Arrington, it was reported that Carr planned to return to entrepreneurship.

Keith Teare

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TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.
TechCrunch, a technology blog.

Dropbox (service)

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Past participants include Dropbox, Beam, Vurb, Trello, Mint, Yammer, and Crate.io.
Dropbox officially launched at 2008's TechCrunch Disrupt, an annual technology conference.

Trello

Past participants include Dropbox, Beam, Vurb, Trello, Mint, Yammer, and Crate.io.
Trello was released at a TechCrunch event by Fog Creek founder Joel Spolsky.

Yammer

Past participants include Dropbox, Beam, Vurb, Trello, Mint, Yammer, and Crate.io.
On September 8, 2008, Yammer was launched at the TechCrunch50 conference after co-founder David Sacks, a former PayPal executive, developed the basic concept of Yammer while working on a startup project after he left PayPal in 2002.

Silicon Valley (TV series)

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In 2014, TechCrunch Disrupt was featured in an arc of the HBO series Silicon Valley.
Both companies are scheduled to present at TechCrunch Disrupt.

Crunchbase

From 2007 to 2015, TechCrunch operated Crunchbase, a database of the startup ecosystem, consisting of investors, incubators, start-ups, key people, funds, funding rounds and events.
Crunchbase was originally founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Michael Arrington, as a place to track the startups that parent company TechCrunch featured in articles.

Mint.com

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Past participants include Dropbox, Beam, Vurb, Trello, Mint, Yammer, and Crate.io.
On September 13, 2009, TechCrunch reported Intuit would acquire Mint for $170 million.

Twitter

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TechCrunch has more than 10.07 million followers on Twitter, and more than 2.8 million likes on Facebook as of February 2018.
In July 2009, some of Twitter's revenue and user growth documents were published on TechCrunch after being illegally obtained by Hacker Croll.

Crunchies

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In 2008, TechCrunch started The Crunchies award ceremony, which celebrates the "most compelling startups, internet and technology innovations of the year".
The awards have been sponsored and co-hosted by blogs such as GigaOm, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, and ReadWriteWeb (which no longer participates), and tabulated from votes on their sites.

Facebook

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TechCrunch has more than 10.07 million followers on Twitter, and more than 2.8 million likes on Facebook as of February 2018.
In 2010, Facebook won the Crunchie "Best Overall Startup Or Product" award for the third year in a row.

United States

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TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.

Publishing

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TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.

San Francisco

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First held in 2011, TechCrunch Disrupt is an annual tech conference hosted by TechCrunch in San Francisco, New York City, and Europe (London or Berlin), with one 2011 conference held in Beijing.

New York City

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First held in 2011, TechCrunch Disrupt is an annual tech conference hosted by TechCrunch in San Francisco, New York City, and Europe (London or Berlin), with one 2011 conference held in Beijing.

London

London, EnglandLondon, UKLondon, United Kingdom
First held in 2011, TechCrunch Disrupt is an annual tech conference hosted by TechCrunch in San Francisco, New York City, and Europe (London or Berlin), with one 2011 conference held in Beijing.

Berlin

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First held in 2011, TechCrunch Disrupt is an annual tech conference hosted by TechCrunch in San Francisco, New York City, and Europe (London or Berlin), with one 2011 conference held in Beijing.

Beijing

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First held in 2011, TechCrunch Disrupt is an annual tech conference hosted by TechCrunch in San Francisco, New York City, and Europe (London or Berlin), with one 2011 conference held in Beijing.