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Jupitermedia Jupiterimages Acquires Animation Factory

   
7:52 pm on Dec 27, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Alan Meckler (ceo Jupiter) continues his acquisition binge:

[tmcnet.com...]

Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of Animation Factory, Inc., which includes the MediaBuilder Network of Web sites, (www.animationfactory.com) and (www.mediabuilder.com), from VA Software Corporation (Nasdaq: LNUX) for $9.35 million in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities.
3:28 am on Dec 28, 2005 (gmt 0)

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So VA went from selling servers to web technologies, creating sourceforge and running slashdot to selling off some of it's assets and doing what?

Who's gonna buy slashdot? I'm assuming VA is going to focus back on something specific?

1:38 pm on Dec 28, 2005 (gmt 0)

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as far as I know, 51% of /. is still owned by the Taco Master himself...