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Editor’s Note: Encyclo has not been regularly updated since August 2014, so information posted here is likely to be out of date and may be no longer accurate. It’s best used as a snapshot of the media landscape at that point in time.

is a technology news site owned by that covers gadgets, gaming, science, and policy.

The site was by Ken Fisher, who remains its editor-in-chief. It was in 2008 for about $25 million and had a  as of 2009. (It added in 2012.) While the site is to with other tech blogs like and , it is and is .

Ars Technica has since 2001, though it is primarily funded by advertising. In 2010, it tried blocking its site to users who used ad-blocking web browsers. The site has also sold some of its content as Kindle ebooks.

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