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In pictures: 10 tech titans and their temper tantr...
The TechCrunch founder has never shied away from fights and controversy, but he met his biggest challenge in May of 2011 when he announced that he planned to help manage a fund that would invest in companies TechCrunch would cover, with a promise of "transparency" that would trump old-fashioned journalistic ethics. The reaction among his fellow tech journalists was swift and scathing, which resulted in an epic blog post/temper tantrum entitled "The tech press: Screw them all." Arrington was forced out of TechCrunch six months later, though he eventually returned as a writer.
In pictures: 10 tech titans and their temper tantrums