Vox Media reports "On Tuesday night, Vox Media — the parent company of Vox.com — announced it was purchasing Re/code, the technology site/conference juggernaut started by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. Jim Bankoff, the CEO of Vox Media, sent a companywide note laying out the deal — how it will work, why it's happening, and what it means for both sides.". Read More
Vox Media, the DC-based online publisher behind sports blog network SB Nation, technology blog The Verge and gaming blog Polygon, said its new blog led by former Washington Post reported Ezra Klein will be known simply as Vox.com. The blog, which aims to add context to news stories, had been operating under the working title "Project X." . Read More
Just weeks after revealing it had raised $34 million in funding, DC-based Vox Media, the online publisher behind sports blog network SB Nation, technology blog The Verge and gaming blog Polygon, said on Monday it has acquired New York-based Curbed.com for a reported $20-$30 million. Curbed.com operates three sites targeting affluent, urban audiences -- Curbed.com, covering real estate; Eater, covering restaurants; and Racked, covering retailing. Read More
The Verge reports that Vine, the Twitter-owned video-sharing iOS app, that allows users to put together clips of videos to create six second loops, has introduced an update that warns users about age-restricted material. . Read More 2 comments
Washington, D.C. – The Washington Post on Wednesday announced a content sharing deal with The Verge, a new consumer technology news site being launched this fall by D.C.-based blog network SB Nation.
The partnership will include a weekly column in The Post by Joshua Topolsky, founding editor-in-chief of The Verge and former editor-in-chief of AOL’s Engadget. The column – to focus on technology culture, trends and reviews – will appear on The Post’s website Wednesday and in the paper Thursday. The [...].