The company that brought you AOL-Time Warner has become more careful about old media-new media investments. So it was little surprise that CNN, Time Warner’s cable news division, greeted a Reuters report that it was about to buy Mashable warily.

“We do not engage in speculation about our business and we aren’t commenting on those reports,” was the canned response. Read more

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AOL has announced that Michael Arrington, founder and editor of the influential technology blog TechCrunch, has “decided to move on from TechCrunch and AOL to his newly formed venture fund”, Business Insider reports. Erick Schonfeld will take over as editor. Read more