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2013-03-20 08:23:41

Former Geeknet Media and eBay veteran to lead Tapjoy's fast-growing product portfolio SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tapjoy, Inc. (www.tapjoy.com), a leading mobile advertising and publishing platform, today announced the hiring of Jeff Drobick as its Chief Product Officer. Drobick, most recently the President and CEO of Geeknet Media and a 12-year veteran of eBay Inc., will start immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120731/LA49747LOGO) "We're...

2012-09-18 02:23:52

NEW YORK and FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading provider of specialized career websites, and Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq: GKNT) today announced that Dice Holdings has acquired Geeknet's online media business, including Slashdot and SourceForge. "The acquisition of these premier technology sites fits squarely into our strategy of providing content and services that are important to tech professionals in their everyday work lives," said Scot...

2012-09-14 10:23:10

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek's GeekLabs (Nasdaq: GKNT) division has just returned from boldly going to the edges of the galaxy to create three new exclusive licensed items for every Star Trek fan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120509/SF04293LOGO) Star Trek Bat'leth Letter Opener Opening mail can now be as worthy of honors as facing down your foes with the preferred hand weapon of the Klingons. This unique piece is unmatched in battle against bills and...

2012-08-23 06:25:13

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek (Nasdaq: GKNT) has heard and answered the call of fans and is not only a vendor at Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando, but is announcing three new products and launching an exclusive item as well. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120509/SF04293LOGO) Visitors to booth #303 will have the opportunity to be the first people in the known galaxy to take a glimpse of these new, officially licensed products. For those unable to make...

2012-07-18 10:29:24

FAIRFAX, Va., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq: GKNT), the online network for the global geek community, today announced that it will report its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 on Thursday, August 2, 2012. A conference call will be held that day at 11:00am EDT / 8:00am PDT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/MM05555LOGO) Live Dial In Information:Live Dial In (Toll Free): (877) 348-9353Live Dial In (International):...

2012-07-10 02:32:46

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT), today announced the launch of its first website dedicated to data centers and infrastructure, SlashDataCenter http://slashdot.org/topic/datacenter/ (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/MM05555LOGO) SlashDataCenter will offer the latest information about the data centers, IT infrastructure and enterprise networking strategies and systems that serve both...

2012-06-12 10:26:12

FAIRFAX, Va., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GKNT), the online network for the global geek community, today announced that management will participate in a panel, "Fresh eCommerce Concepts," at the Stifel Nicolaus Internet & Media Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:50 p.m. EDT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/MM05555LOGO) A webcast of the presentation will be available on the company's investor relations website at...

2012-05-11 02:24:38

FAIRFAX, Va., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT), the online network for the global geek community, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company and its advisors to explore strategic alternatives with respect to its online media business, including the SourceForge, Slashdot and Freecode websites. The Company and its advisors will evaluate a range of options to maximize shareholder value, including, but not limited to, a potential sale of the...

2012-05-10 02:37:36

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT), today announced the launch of its first website dedicated to cloud computing, SlashCloud http://slashdot.org/topic/cloud/.SlashCloud will offer the latest information about the field of cloud computing, including new applications and companies. Users will have access to exclusive content, refreshed every business day and created by a high-profile roster of content experts,...

2010-02-11 09:32:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq: LNUX), the online network for the global geek community, today announced that Robert A. Bowman has joined the company's Board of Directors, effective February 8, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091104/SF04925LOGO) "Bob is a tremendous addition to our team," said Scott L. Kauffman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Geeknet. "His deep experience with name brand online media and...