Online publisher Vox acquires tech news site Recode


Online news publisher Vox Media said on Tuesday that it’s acquiring Recode, an influential tech news site, adding to a growing wave of consolidation in the tech media world.

Exact terms of the all-stock deal for Recode’s parent, Revere Digital, were not disclosed. But for some minor changes, it appears that Recode will remain intact and that its two well-known founders, journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, will continue to lead their team under the same brand name.

The news was announced at Recode’s flagship conference, Code, which kicked off Tuesday in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

This acquisition is just the latest in a roller-coaster year tech-focused news sites. On March 9, GigaOm, a nine-year-old blog founded by journalist Om Malik, abruptly shut down (Fortune has since hired six of its former writers). On Tuesday, Austin-based Knowingly said it had acquired some of GigaOm’s assets and will relaunch the…

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