JUPITERMEDIA ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF MEGAPIXEL.NET
(New York, NY- October 5, 2004) -- Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Megapixel.net (www.megapixel.net), a leading resource for digital camera owners and those interested in digital images. The site reviews new cameras, provides tips for photographers, hosts an active discussion community forum and features active buying exchanges for new and used equipment. Megapixel.net's creators, Denys and Olivier Bouton, will continue to manage the site for Jupitermedia, which is offered in both English and French versions. Terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.
"We are pleased to add the Megapixel.net community to our network of graphics and images Web sites," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. "Megapixel.net is complementary to our JupiterImages properties, and this acquisition is another step in our continued expansion into all aspects of the digital image marketplace, ranging from clipart to stock photography to digital image editing. Megapixel.net has become a trusted source for serious photographers and creative professionals, and we're excited that the founders will be joining us as we continue to expand our community-based offerings for the graphics market," added Meckler.
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headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of original information, images, research and events for information technology, business and creative professionals. JupiterWeb, the online division of Jupitermedia, operates four distinct online networks: internet.com and EarthWeb.com for IT and business professionals; DevX.com for developers; and ClickZ.com for interactive marketers. JupiterWeb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by approximately 20 million users and generate approximately 300 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes: JupiterImages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 3.5 million images online serving creative professionals with products like Comstock Images, Thinkstock Images, Photos.com and ClipArt.com; JupiterResearch, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets; and JupiterEvents, which produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Search Engine Strategies and Wi-Fi Planet.
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