Tim Armstrong: AOL is Brands & Platforms

AOL is buying three companies -- TechCrunch, 5Min, and Brizzly -- for a rumored $100 million. AOL is trying to regain its preeminence in tech-land by focusing on building media brands and platforms that help other media, CEO TIm Armstrong tells us.…

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We Nailed It! AOL Has Bought TechCrunch

AOL said it has purchased the technology blogging site TechCrunch for an undisclosed amount, a story Om broke last night. While we don't know yet how much AOL paid for the blog network founded by Michael Arrington, we'll update this story as details emerge.…

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