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SourceForge Acquires Open Source Data Community Ohloh

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SourceForge, a tech news and e-commerce network has acquired Ohloh, a social network for developers and directory of open source projects, for an undisclosed amount.

SourceForge owns and operates a number of tech media websites, including SourceForge.net, a centralized location for software developers to manage open source software development; Slashdot, a tech news site; ThinkGeek, a marketplace for tech goods.

Founded in 2004, Ohloh crawls 3,500 open source forges and gathers statistics and data on more than 300,000 open source projects and 300,000 open source developers. It’s not clear of Ohloh will be absorbed into SourceForge.net.

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