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Dice Holdings Buys Slashdot, SourceForge and Freecode For $20 Million

Dice Holdings has acquired the online media business of Geeknet. This includes such notable tech sites as Slashdot, SourceForge and Freecode. The acquisition price is $20 million, which the companies say is the same amount the properties generated in revenue in 2011. In case you’re unfamiliar with the sites, Slashdot is a user-generated tech news site. You used to hear …

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Geeknet to Sale Slashdot, SourceForge?

Thanks to announcement from Geeknet, there’s speculation that the company could be selling some incredibly notable web properties in an effort to “maximize shareholder value,” meaning stalwart sites like SourceForge, Slashdot, and Freecode may soon be for sale. While we are still in the speculation stage, the idea of Slashdot and SourceForge changing owners, and the unknown alterations that usually …

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Slashdot Launches SlashdotTV

Slashdot, the tech-related news site owned by Geeknet, Inc., announced today the launch of SlashdotTV, its first dedicated business-to-business technology video channel. SlashdotTV offers access to a wide library of video content surrounding its highly engaged community of IT influencers. Users can browse content grouped by a number of criteria – title, subject, popularity and featured videos picked by SlashdotTV …

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Rob “CmdrTaco” Malda Has Resigned from Slashdot

Founder and editor-in-chief Rob Malda, better known as CmdrTaco, has resigned from Slashdot. “After 14 years and over 15,000 stories posted, it’s finally time for me to say Good-Bye to Slashdot. I created this place with my best friends in a run down house while still in college. Since then it has grown to be read by more than a …

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