After more than a decade of publishing content online, Gawker.com is shutting down next week, according to a post today by J.K. Trotter, a writer for the website.
Gawker Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, shortly before announcing the iconic blog network has reached an agreement with Ziff Davis to purchase its seven brands and other assets. Gawker's brands include Gawker.com, Deadspin, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, Kotaku, Jalopnik and Jezebel.
If you thought the Gawker saga would slow down as we creep closer to Memorial Day weekend, you thought wrong.
Gawker was just handed another loss in court this afternoon, when a Florida state court judge upheld the jury verdict rendered two months ago in the lawsuit from Hulk Hogan.
Defying the broader economic doom-and-gloom, startup CEOs, marketers, and investors packed the halls at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference on Monday. But some of the event's speakers weren't entirely optimistic about where the industry is going. The big complaint? Too many startups with too few ideas.