Tech news blog GigaOm is closing
Swisher writes, “I reached out to the online publication’s high-profile creator Om Malik for a comment and he declined for now. ‘Not now dude,’ he texted me.
“Well, then, for now, here’s what I could glean. The site, which was one of the first prominent tech blogs to launch in 2006, has recently hired a new CEO. It has, in recent years, has focused on its more lucrative research business, more than its Web news operations.
“‘More than 6.5 million monthly unique readers turn to Gigaom to better understand major technology disruptions and new business opportunities they are creating,’ says its website.”