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TechCrunch, Disrupt NY Finalists Head For The Big Prize

Loïc Le Meur at TechCrunch Real-Time Stream Cr...

Loïc Le Meur at TechCrunch Real-Time Stream Crunchup, in july 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Manhattan Center for TechCrunch Disrupt NY has been packed this week with tech fans previewing the latest, best and soon-to-be top innovators in technology. Among those attending the venue, along with the stargazers, are Mike Judge, Fred Wilson and Brenden Iribe. Expected soon are Matt Mulenweg, Marissa Mayer, Sophia Amoruso and Michael Heyward.

Internet Today

Is This The End Of Content Farms


According to reports from TechCrunch, some content farms are going to be completely banned from Blekko which is a search tag search engine company, and these farms will also be discarded from the companies search index.

Rich Skrenta who is also Blekko’s Chief Executive Officer did confirm the move based on the rationale of click/spam results from users, and that these sites will be removed from Blekko’s index completely. This will affect, a content farm that is amongst Demand Media most productive websites.

Business First

AOL Purchases TechCrunch

AOL TechCrunch

AOL Purchases TechCrunch

AOL is trying to regain some of its influence online with the purchase of a number of assets this week including TechCrunch is one of the more popular blogs online covering technology news and company announcements. The company, headquartered in San Francisco, was purchased for $40 million and will continue to operate as a separate entity. The announcement was made at TechCrunch’s conference TechCrunch Disrupt.