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is a blog primarily devoted to the culture of collaborative web technology commonly known as .

ReadWrite is , particularly in technology circles. The site has a of about 15.

The blog was founded in 2003 by New Zealand resident Richard MacManus, who remains its editor. MacManus  until December 2011, when he of San Francisco. He began in 2005. The blog through advertising, researched reports and events.

Since 2008, the blog has had a with The New York Times. The site also has editions devoted to , , and , as well as sites dedicated to , , and . ReadWrite has , with employees working from around the world using cloud-based tools.

In October 2012, the site from ReadWriteWeb and hired Dan Lyons, best known as “Fake Steve Jobs,” to be its editor-in-chief. Lyons , replaced by Owen Thomas.

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