ReadWrite

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ReadWrite
Rww-logo.jpg
Web address readwrite.com
Type of site Web technology blog
Registration None
Available in English
Owner SAY Media
Editor Daniel Lyons, Richard McManus
Launched 2003
Alexa rank positive decrease 400,612 (April 2014)[1]
Current status Active

ReadWrite (originally ReadWriteWeb or RWW) is a Web technology blog launched in 2003. RW covers Web 2.0 and Web technology in general, and provides industry news, reviews, and analysis. Founded by Richard MacManus,[2] Technorati ranked ReadWriteWeb at number 12 in its list of top 100 blogs worldwide, as of October 9, 2010.[3] RW was ranked #10 in the Techmeme leaderboards as of October 9, 2010.[4] MacManus is based in Lower Hutt, New Zealand,[5] but the officers and writers of RW work from diverse locations, including Portland, Oregon.[6] Around September or October 2008, the New York Times technology section began syndicating RW content online.[7][8] RW also has many international channels such as France, Spain, Brazil, and China.

RW was acquired by SAY Media in 2011.[9]

On October 22, 2012, RWW redesigned their website, rebranded as ReadWrite & hired Daniel Lyons as the new editor-in-chief.[10] Dan Lyons has since left ReadWrite on March 20th, 2013.[11] Owen Thomas is the present Editor-In-Chief of ReadWrite. [12]

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  1. ^ "Readwriteweb.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ Bond, Georgina (August 18, 2008). "Richard McManus – the most influential Kiwi online". The New Zealand Herald. 
  3. ^ "top 100 blogs". Technorati. 
  4. ^ "Techmeme Leaderboard". Techmeme. 
  5. ^ "Kiwi blog lord picked up by NY Times". The New Zealand Herald. September 24, 2008. Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  6. ^ About ReadWriteWeb Accessed April 7, 2010
  7. ^ Goel, Vindu (September 23, 2008). "Tech News 2.0 at The Times". The New York Times. 
  8. ^ MacManus, Richard. "New York Times Syndicates ReadWriteWeb". ReadWriteWeb. 
  9. ^ "http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/readwriteweb_acquired_by_say_media.php". Readwriteweb.com. Retrieved 2013-09-26. 
  10. ^ "ReadWriteWeb relaunches as ReadWrite, and nabs Fake Steve Jobs as Editor-in-Chief". The Next Web. Retrieved October 22, 2012. 
  11. ^ ""Why I hired the Fake Steve Jobs: HubSpot Blog"". 
  12. ^ "Interviewing ReadWrite's Editor Owen Thomas". Ranky. Retrieved February 8, 2014. 

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