In a surprise move Monday night, popular software blog Download
Squad became the latest tech casualty in Huffington/AOL’s
so-called ‘consolidation’ of its content sites. In an
end-of-the-day email, Download Squad’s staff was told that the
blog was closed and they were jobless, effective immediately.
From that moment, no further blog posts were made on
The staff should have done what the crew at Engadget did — start quitting AOL months ago and get a new gig ready outside AOL.