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TechRepublic

TechRepublic
Web address .com.techrepublicwww
Commercial? Yes
Type of site
Online magazine
Online community
Registration Optional
Available in English
Owner CBS Interactive
Created by Tom Cottingham and Kim Spalding
Launched 1997
Editor-in-chief
Jason Hiner
San Francisco, California, USA

TechRepublic is an online trade publication and social community for IT professionals, with advice on best practices and tools for the day-to-day needs of IT decision-makers.[1]

It was founded in 1997 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States by Tom Cottingham and Kim Spalding,[2] and debuted as a website in May 1999.[3] The site was purchased by CNET Networks in 2001 for $23 million.[4]

TechRepublic is part of the CBS Interactive business portfolio alongside ZDNet, BNET, SmartPlanet and CBS MoneyWatch.

References

  1. ^ "CNET Networks About". cnetnetworks.com. Retrieved 2008-02-11. 
  2. ^ "Cottingham named regional entrepreneur of the year".  
  3. ^ Erich Luening. "TechRepublic readies IT community site".  
  4. ^ Francisco, San (2001-04-09). "CNET acquires TechRepublic for $23 million".  

External links

  • Official website
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