I know… this was actually announced more than a week ago, but the announcement got snowed under in the all Macworld and CES news.
CMP published trade publications including Information Week.
Media Live, formerly known as Key3media, was once a large organiser of trade shows including Interop, JavaOne and of course Comdex. As the IT market collapsed in 2001, Key3media too went down.
The company in 2003 was bought by Thomas Wiesel investment bank for about $150m. They made a bad decision. CMP is said to have paid only $45 million.
The big question remains if the new owner will dare to bring back Comdex. Most industry insiders doubt it: the event lacked any focus and was the poster child for all that was bad in the internet hype. Bringing back Comdex would amount to commercial suicide.
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Ironically, solar panels installed in the colder north are the most affected by hot spots
The Mars Opportunity rover captured the images on its 5,000th day on the Red Planet
The galaxy is losing its hydrogen and the ability to form new stars