name = Gizmodo
url = http://www.gizmodo.com/
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language = English, French, Dutch, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese
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current status =
Gizmodo is a popular [cite web|url=http://alexa.com/data/details/traffic_details?url=gizmodo.com|title=Traffic ranking for Gizmodo.com|publisher=
Alexa.com] technology weblogabout consumer electronics. It is part of the Gawker Medianetwork run by Nick Denton.
The blog, launched in 2002, was originally edited by
Peter Rojas, but he was recruited by Weblogs, Inc.to launch their similar technology blog Engadget. By mid-2004, Gizmodo and Gawker together were bringing in revenue of $6,000 per month. [cite news
title=What Makes Nick Tick? The smartest publisher in the blogosphere says there's no money online. So why doesn't anyone believe him?
June 1, 2004
In 2005, VNU and Gawker Media formed an alliance to republish Gizmodo across
Europe, with VNU translating the content into French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, and adding local European-interest material. [cite news
title=VNU to Publish Gawker's Gizmodo Blog in Europe
October 7 2005
In April 2007, Allure Media launched [http://www.gizmodo.com.au/ Gizmodo Australia] , under license from Gawker Media and incorporating additional Australian content.
In November 2007, the Dutch magazine license was taken over by
A Gizmodo blogger captured the first photos from the floor of CES 2007 [cite web
accessdate=2007-01-27] , and according to
Reuters, journalists at the (simultaneous) Macworlddebated whether Gizmodo or Engadget had the better live coverage of Steve Jobs's 2007 keynote. [cite news
title=Apple's iPhone steals spotlight from rival tech show
January 10, 2007
Apple, Inc.'s Steve Jobsnoted that Gizmodo was his favorite gadgets blog, further fueling a long-standing feud between Gizmodo and Engadget. [cite web
title=Valleywag: Steve Job's favorite gadget blog
A videographer for Gawker Media, Gizmodo's publisher, disrupted several presentations held at CES 2008 [cite web
accessdate=2008-01-11] [cite web
accessdate=2008-01-11] by secretly turning off flatscreen TVs using
TV-B-Goneremotes. This resulted in the videographer, Richard Blakeley, being barred from CES 2008, and any future CES events.
In September 2008, was launched [http://www.gizmodo.com.br/ Gizmodo Brazil] , with portuguese content.
* [http://www.gizmodo.com Gizmodo.com]
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