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General Assembly Hires Courtney Boyd Myers, The Next Web’s East Coast Editor

Cheerio, Ms. Myers. (Facebook)

Courtney Boyd Myers, once named the “blogger everyone knows” in the New York tech scene by Betabeat, is moving on and across the pond to take a job as General Assembly’s Director of Audience Development for the new London and Berlin campuses.

Ms. Myers, who happens to be a bikeriding, globetrotting yogi, joined The Next Web a year and a half ago. She’s written features about startups, the culture of innovation and the intersection of technology and education, including Are New Technologies Making us Happier?Why Online Education is Ready for Disruption, Now and How the Internet is Revolutionizing EducationRead More

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As Tech Blogs Turn: Will AOL Sell Engadget and TechCrunch?


When it comes to tech blogs, your granny’s favorite dial-up provider, AOL, is always good for some surprising news. Tonight Sarah Lacy’s PandoDaily is reporting possible new drama in the offing. According to Ms. Lacy, “two independent sources” have confirmed that AOL is considering selling off both Engadget and TechCrunch. “The two would likely be sold together as AOL Tech,” writes Ms. Lacy, “possibly including smaller assets like TUAW and Joystiq.” Read More