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PandoDaily To Acquire NSFW Corporation

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PandoDaily is a tech news blog that is acquiring NSFW Corporation.  NFSW is a humor and politics publication that was founded by former TechCrunch author Paul Carr.  NSFW will report to an investigative unit at PandoDaily.

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PandoDaily Removes Michael Arrington and MG Siegler As Contributors


The PandoDaily tech blog has removed CrunchFund partners Michael Arrington and MG Siegler as contributors. PandoDaily has also removed Arrington from the board of directors. Arrington said “This wasn’t a complete surprise to me, the company notified me last week that they weren’t happy that I and MG Siegler (my partner at CrunchFund) were going to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt this coming May.”
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Sarah Lacy’s PandoDaily Raises $2.5 Million


Sarah Lacy is the author of “Once You’re Lucky, Twice You’re Good” and a columnist at BusinessWeek. Michael Arrington hired her to write for TechCrunch.com, but she quit shortly after the technology blog was acquired by AOL. Today it was announced that Lacy has started a new website called PandoDaily and it is backed with $2.5 million in funding. PandoDaily is a daily technology news blog and it will focus on the startup community. The website name was inspired by a colony of trees in Utah called Pando Trees.
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Spark Capital Reneged On Lauren Leto’s Start-Up Bnter [RUMOR]

When Sarah Lacy interviewed Spark Capital partner Bijan Sabet about the danger of venture capital firms investing in similar companies, she indirectly found out about some drama between Tumblr and BNTER after doing some follow-up investigation. Lacy found out from three sources that Spark Capital had reneged on a term sheet that was offered to BNTER, a start-up based in New York founded by Lauren Leto.
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