Some consolidation is afoot in online media: Dice Holdings, the career website owner, has bought the online media business of Geeknet, which includes the high-profile tech websites Slashdot, SourceForge and Freecode, paying $20 million in cash for the assets.
The deal is bringing Dice a set of sites that are profitable and generating good revenues: the company tells me that they are on track… → Read More
I wrote last week that GitHub is the Library of Alexandria of code. That’s not quite accurate since there are still many important open source projects hosted else where, including other repositories like Sourceforge as well as open source foundations like the Apache. Google Code Search, introduced in 2006 was meant to make it easy to search for open source code no matter where it’s stored, but … → Read More
SourceForge, an 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… → Read More