TechCrunch sold to AOL, why?
So a lot of you have been asking why would TechCrunch sell themselves to AOL. They have posted why here:
Here are some quotes:
The truth is I was tired. But I wasn’t tired of writing, or speaking at events. I was tired of our endless tech problems, our inability to find enough talented engineers who wanted to work, ultimately, on blog and CrunchBase software…….
AOL of course fixes that problem perfectly. They run the largest blogging network in the world and if we sold to them we’d never have to worry about tech issues again……..
The last thing we want to happen is to end up with same cuddly relationship that the Wall Street Journal has with its sister company MySpace, for example.
What do you think about the take over?