TechCrunch is a web publication that offers technology news and analysis, as well as profiles of startup companies, products, and websites. It was founded by Michael Arrington in 2005, and was first published on June 11, 2005. The website's Technorati rank is 4, and is 4th in the Info/Tech category. As of April 10, 2012 (2012 -04-10), it has over 1,628,000 RSS feed subscribers as measured by tracking company FeedBurner. On September 28, 2010, at its TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, AOL announced that it would acquire TechCrunch for $25 million. TechCrunch is now affiliated with several other websites, commonly referred to as The TechCrunch Network. These include: The following were earlier separate websites but have now been merged into the TechCrunch main website: The organization held a live event, the TechCrunch50, on September 810, 2008 in San Francisco, California and again on September 1415, 2009; in 2010, the event was canceled.
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