Ziff Davis acquires Computer Shopper
New York—Ziff Davis, which publishes PCMag.com, has acquired Computer Shopper, a website offering comparison shopping of technology products, from SX2 Media Labs. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition of Computer Shopper is Ziff Davis' fifth deal since the beginning of last year. Among its acquisitions are Focus Research and Toolbox.com.
Ziff Davis had owned Computer Shopper, introduced in 1979, from 1993 to 2001 before selling it to CNET Networks. SX2 Media Labs acquired it from CNET in 2006.
“We're thrilled to be bringing Computer Shopper back into the Ziff Davis portfolio as a digital business with a very devoted audience,” Ziff Davis CEO Vivek Shah said in a statement. “ComputerShopper.com perfectly fits our mission to inform and influence buyers of technology.”