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IGN, AskMen Sold to j2 Global’s Ziff Davis

j2 Global, the parent company of publisher Ziff Davis, announced today that Ziff Davis has acquired IGN entertainment from News Corp. The publisher will take control of IGN, 1UP, AskMen, and other IGN web properties. Ziff Davis is known for publishing PC Magazine, Geek.com, and other niche properties such as ExtremeTech. j2 estimates that IGN has over 600 advertisers and …

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Ziff Davis Buys ComputerShopper.com

Publisher and Internet company Ziff Davis just acquired monthly consumer computer magazine Computer Shopper. This is the fifth acquisition for Ziff Davis since early last year, a company once known for high-end hobby magazines, until it evolved into more of an internet information firm, managing sites including PCMag.com, ExtremeTech.com, Geek.com, Toolbox.com and LogicBuy.com. Computer Shopper was founded in 1979, and …

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Toolbox.com Acquired By Ziff Davis

Tech media publishing company Ziff Davis announced today that it has acquired Toolbox.com, a popular IT online community network. “We’ve added a critical piece to our puzzle with the acquisition of Toolbox.com,” said Ziff Davis CEO Vivek Shah. “The IT community relies on itself to make decisions and be informed. Owning the leading professional networking site is a significant strategic …

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