AOL bought TechCrunch, 5min Media, and StudioNow for $30-plus million. These are all interesting acquisitions, that will keep them relevant. TechCrunch is a blog that reports new technology news and has a network of websites. 5min Media is a video-syndication company and StudioNow is a platform for online video creation and distribution. These are noteworthy as building block acquisition as opposed to the blockbuster acquisitions of 3PAR by HP and Blade Networks by IBM.