Acquired By Ziff Davis

By: Chris Crum - January 3, 2012

Tech media publishing company Ziff Davis announced today that it has acquired, a popular IT online community network.

“We’ve added a critical piece to our puzzle with the acquisition of,” 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 advantage for Ziff Davis.” will become part of Ziff Davis’ B2B Focus, which was formed when the company acquired Focus Research.

This makes the fourth acquisition for Ziff Davis in the past year. has 2.3 million registered members.

Ziff Davis sites already reach 40 million per month. Properties include: PCMag, BuyerBase, LogicBuy,, ExtremeTech, AppScout and B2B Focus.

Chris Crum

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    This could really change the face of b2b Ziff. This will be a positive acquirement as long as they can absorb the cost of the purchase.. With Ziff’s reach to the consumer.. This coulb be very very profitable..