Items tagged with Slashdot

If you've been around the internet for as long as we have, you'll probably relate to something: this place is getting noisy, and nosier by the day.  It has become practically impossible to keep up with what's going on each day on the 'net, even if you're trying solely to focus on a specific area of interest. There's simply too much going on, too much conversation, and too many social channels to keep track of. Which is why Slashdot's CmdrTaco (Rob Malda) is introducing Trove. Trove has been around since 2010, but it's being re-invented this week as a new news curation tool. Specifically, it's... Read more...
As any parent will attest, it's usually your kids that make you feel old, as all their little (and big) milestones are constant reminders of how quickly time truly does fly. In this business of covering all things technology, where things move at a feverish pace, iconic websites that stand the test of time have the same effect. So it goes with Slashdot, a site that's been serving up popular "News for Nerds" and "Stuff that matters" for the past 15 years. Where has the time gone? Featuring user-submitted news in blog format, Slashdot is one of our favorite websites, and one of the most popular around... Read more...
Sometimes, it’s great to be a geek. Dice Holdings announced today that it has bought Geeknet’s Slashdot, SourceForge, and Freecode for a cool $20 million. The job site owner picked up Geeknet’s digital media properties so in can expand its reach in the tech sector. The $20 million purchase price mirrors revenues of the three properties Dice Holdings is snapping up. Chances are pretty good that you’re familiar with Slashdot, the well-known news and online community for the tech-minded. According to Geeknet, it generates more than 5,300 comments per day and boasts Internet... Read more...