TechRepublic

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TechRepublic
TechRepublic.png
Type of site
Online magazine
Online community
Available inEnglish
OwnerRed Ventures
Created byTom Cottingham and Kim Spalding
Key peopleBill Detwiler (Editor-in-chief)
URLwww.techrepublic.com
CommercialYes
RegistrationOptional
Launched1997; 24 years ago (1997)

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.[1][2]

It was founded in 1997 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States by Tom Cottingham and Kim Spalding,[3] and debuted as a website in May 1999.[4] The site was purchased by CNET Networks in 2001 for $23 million.[5]

TechRepublic is part of the Red Ventures business portfolio alongside ZDNet, CNET, GameSpot, and Metacritic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TechRepublic Inc - Company Profile and News". Bloomberg.com. 2019-07-15. Archived from the original on 2019-07-15. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  2. ^ "News, Tips, and Advice for Technology Professionals". TechRepublic. 2019-07-15. Archived from the original on 2011-01-26. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  3. ^ "Cottingham named regional entrepreneur of the year". American City Business Journals. 2000-07-07. Retrieved 2008-02-11.
  4. ^ Erich Luening. "TechRepublic readies IT community site". CNET Networks. Retrieved 2008-02-11.
  5. ^ Francisco, San (2001-04-09). "CNET acquires TechRepublic for $23 million". Advance Publications. Retrieved 2008-01-19.

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