TechRepublic

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
TechRepublic
TechRepublic.png
Type of site
Online magazine
Online community
Available inEnglish
OwnerCBS Interactive
Created byTom Cottingham and Kim Spalding
Websitewww.techrepublic.com
Alexa rankNegative increase 2,509 March 2016[1]
CommercialYes
RegistrationOptional
Launched1997
Editor-in-chief
Jason Hiner
San Francisco, California, United States

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.[2][3]

It was founded in 1997 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States by Tom Cottingham and Kim Spalding,[4] and debuted as a website in May 1999.[5] The site was purchased by CNET Networks in 2001 for $23 million.[6]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TechRepublic Alexa ranking". Alexa Internet. Retrieved March 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "TechRepublic Inc - Company Profile and News". Bloomberg.com. 2019-07-15. Archived from the original on 2019-07-15. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  3. ^ "News, Tips, and Advice for Technology Professionals". TechRepublic. 2019-07-15. Archived from the original on 2019-07-15. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  4. ^ "Cottingham named regional entrepreneur of the year". American City Business Journals. 2000-07-07. Retrieved 2008-02-11. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ Erich Luening. "TechRepublic readies IT community site". CNET Networks. Retrieved 2008-02-11. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ Francisco, San (2001-04-09). "CNET acquires TechRepublic for $23 million". Advance Publications. Retrieved 2008-01-19. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

External links[edit]