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TechRepublic is an online news and social community site for IT professionals. It includes advice and best practice guides and tools for the day to day needs of IT professionals and decision makers.
TechRepublic was founded in 1997 in Louisville, Kentucky, by Tom Cottingham and Kim Spalding as a trade publication. TechRepublic established its online presence in May 1999. The site was purchased by CNET Networks in 2001 for $23 million. It is now part of CBS Interactive, which acquired CNET Networks in 2008. TechRepublic is now a ZDNET tech community site, and its content is linked heavily with its sister site’s materials.