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TechCrunch, one of the Web's top tech blogs, sparked a firestorm of criticism with a recent story about Last.fm -- the popular music-sharing network that CBS acquired last year -- by reporting that the service had turned over a pile of user information to the Recording Industry Association of America. The story turned out not…

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If you read through the various comments and blog posts about it, Mike Arrington's proposal to crowd-source the development of a $200 Web tablet with a touch screen -- in effect, an iPod Touch with a larger screen and a solid-state hard drive -- is nothing short of total lunacy. Dozens of people have said…

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When I first heard about TechCrunch's new Elevator Pitches site (when a post from Erick Schonfeld popped up in FriendFeed, if you must know), it sounded kind of familiar. A site where entrepreneurs can upload 60-second "elevator pitches" about their companies -- so-called because they're supposed to mimic a pitch you would make to a…

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The truth is stranger than fiction -- and in some cases it happens to be stupider as well. For a recent example, check out the TechCrunch post on Mediascrape, a Montreal-based company founded by one Tyler Cavell. The CEO's training at the London School of Economics apparently convinced him that it would be a good…

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Congrats to Mike for being named one of Time's 100 most influential people (although one wag on Twitter wondered whether this wasn't just the magazine's attempt at blogosphere "link bait"). For what it's worth, he appears in the "builders and titans" section of the list, rather than the "leaders and revolutionaries" section or the "heroes…

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