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Submission + - Dice Holdings buys Slashdot and other Geeknet websites for $20M (yahoo.com) 3

Angostura writes: Dice Holdings Inc. said Tuesday that it acquired Geeknet Inc.'s online media business, including its Slashdot and SourceForge websites, for $20 million in cash.
The New York-based careers website company said the acquisition of the technology websites is part of its strategy of providing content and services geared toward technology professionals.

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Dice Holdings buys Slashdot and other Geeknet websites for $20M

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  • Good bye /., how those lamenters who pine for the old days will be so thoroughly surprised to see how much worse you can get.

    Adios, Sourceforge,. You too will be missed
  • Hope this doesn't change the way /. functions!!! Dice Holdings is best known for its career sites. I don't know if they would be able to maintain the way /. functions!! Fingers crossed!
  • The sell out was good for a few that got the money... But sucks the hind tit for what will happen to the product... total corruption of the property and the brand equity is forever tarnished. Goodbye to what was... forever.

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