Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Mail.com Buys BGR.com
Los Angeles-based Mail.com Media Corporation (MMC), which operates the Mail.com email service and portal, as well as its own network of content-focused web sites, said today that it has acquired BGR.com, a mobile/gadget review and news site. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. BGR.com was founded by Jonathan Geller, who MMC said would enter into a long term, multi-year partnership with the firm. MMC also said that BGR.com reaches over 1 million users per month. BGR was formerly known as the Boy Genius Report. MMC recently acquired DeadlineHollywoodDaily, the entertainment insider's site run by Nikki Finke, and also owns OnCars.com, HollywoodLife.com, Movieline.com, and Fan.com. The company is headed by Jay Penske, co-founder of Firefly Mobile and son of auto magnate Roger Penske.