Ziff Davis

  • Ziff Davis Is Buying NetShelter/InPowered’s Display Ad Business

    Ziff Davis Is Buying NetShelter/InPowered’s Display Ad Business

    Digital media company and ad sales platform Ziff Davis is expanding its network of properties even further with the purchase of NetShelter’s display advertising business, a well-placed source has informed us. The source couldn’t share exact terms of the deal, but did reveal that InPowered, the product which NetShelter focused on and eventually essentially rebranded to last… Read More

  • Social Network For IT Professionals Toolbox.com Acquired By Ziff Davis

    Social Network For IT Professionals Toolbox.com Acquired By Ziff Davis

    Digital media publisher Ziff Davis has acquired Toolbox.com, a social networking and knowledge exchange website for IT, HR and Finance professionals that has been around since the late nineties and was previously owned by a company called the Corporate Executive Board. Terms were not disclosed. For Ziff Davis, which was acquired and ‘relaunched’ as a digital-only media… Read More

  • Ziff Davis Buys Tech Deals Site LogicBuy; Launches Ad Targeting Platform BuyerBase

    Ziff Davis Buys Tech Deals Site LogicBuy; Launches Ad Targeting Platform BuyerBase

    When former Time Inc. executive Vivek Shah and private equity firm Great Hill Partners bought Ziff Davis back in June, it was assumed that Shah and his expertise would help breathe new life into the troubled technology publisher. Today, Ziff Davis’ new leadership and direction is becoming apparent with the acquisition of technology deals and coupon site LogicBuy and the launch of an… Read More

  • Ziff Davis Acquired By Former Time Digital Exec Vivek Shah And Great Hill Partners

    Ziff Davis has been in some deep financial trouble over the past few years but today, this may come to an end. The technology publisher has been acquired by former Time Inc. executive Vivek Shah in partnership with Boston-based private equity firm Great Hill Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Ziff Davis operates nine properties including PCMag.com, ExtremeTech, GearLog… Read More

  • UGO Entertainment Buys 1UP Gaming Network; EGM Bites Dust

    Hearst Corporation unit UGO Entertainment has agreed to acquire 1UP.com, a property attracting a gamer audience along with its associated sites including GameVideos.com, MyCheats.com and GameTab.com. There had been rumors about a pending acquisition for a couple of weeks (more specifically, reported by Joystiq), but yesterday evening the company released the official news. The acquisition deal… Read More

  • Ziff Davis For Sale

    . What does this mean for us and, by extraction, you? Not much, but it’s extremely important to realize that the stalwarts like ZD are hitting a wall thanks to skanky little bloggers in their pajamas. Go us! Anyone have any insight on PE companies like Lehman work? Ziff Davis’ Two Units Being Hawked by Lehman; Enterprise Division Status Unclear [PaidContent] Read More