More Reaction to AOL’s Purchase of TechCrunch

Reaction continues to pour in on AOL’s deal to acquire TechCrunch, including more insight from TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, who spoke with CNN’s Dan Simon for (video below).

And Ben Popper of The New York Observer shared his own theory: AOL bought TechCrunch because Gawker has maintained the momentum it gained from its purchase of an iPhone 4 prototype that had been lost by an Apple engineer, and it has skyrocketed past AOL in terms of traffic.