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Jupitermedia Weds with CyberAtlas

Demographic and trends tracking site found a new home Tuesday when Jupitermedia , owner of competitor, scooped it for an undisclosed amount.

Jupitermedia plans to turn into a section of its offering.

"The acquisition of strengthens our editorial coverage of the Internet and information technology and will be a valuable resource for our user audience as well as for Jupitermedia," said Jupitermedia Chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "The addition of's content and resources to our own, combined with our paid research offerings from Jupiter Research, further expands Jupitermedia's international research offerings."

Jupitermedia acquired from Dublin, Ireland-based publisher Scope Communications Group, which publishes Computerscope and PC Live! magazines. It also runs technology site Scope has owned the site for about two years, picking it up in receivership when its parent, Nua, hit the skids. is perhaps best known for its How Many Online? feature, which offers an estimate of the global Internet user population. The site claims more than 200,000 people in more than 140 countries read its news and analyses each week, and said it has more than 80,000 subscribers for its weekly newsletter.

Jupitermedia is the parent of