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Wired

Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics. Owned by Condé Nast, it is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and has been in publication since March/April 1993. Several spin-offs have been launched, including Wired UK, Wired Italia, Wired Japan, and Wired Germany.

In its earliest colophons, Wired credited Canadian media theorist Marshall McLuhan as its "patron saint." From its beginning, the strongest influence on the magazine's editorial outlook came from techno-utopian cofounder Stewart Brand and his associate Kevin Kelly.

From 1998 to 2006, Wired magazine and Wired News (which publishes at Wired.com) had separate owners. However, Wired News remained responsible for republishing Wired magazine's content online due to an agreement when Condé Nast purchased the magazine. In 2006, Condé Nast bought Wired News for $25 million, reuniting the magazin…

Engadget

Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics. Engadget currently operates a total of ten blogs—four written in English and six international versions with independent editorial staff. Engadget has in the past ranked among the top five in the "Technorati top 100" and was noted in Time for being one of the best blogs of 2010. It has been operated by AOL since October 2005.

Engadget has been nominated for numerous awards, including 2004 Bloggie for Best Technology Weblog, and 2005 Bloggies for Best Computers or Technology Weblog and Best Group Weblog; Engadget won Best Tech Blog in the 2004 and 2005 Weblog Awards.

The Engadget Show won the 2011 People's Voice Webby Award in Consumer Electronics,[ while also winning the official Webby in Consumer Electronics (voted on by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences).

CNET

CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally. Founded in 1994 by Halsey Minor and Shelby Bonnie, it was the flagship brand of CNET Networks and became a brand of CBS Interactive through CNET Networks' acquisition in 2008. CNET originally produced content for radio and television in addition to its website and now uses new media distribution methods through its Internet television network, CNET Video, and its podcast and blog networks.

In addition, CNET currently has region-specific and language-specific editions. These include the United Kingdom, Australia, China, Japan, French, German, Korean and Spanish. According to third-party web analytics providers, Alexa and SimilarWeb, CNET is the highest-read technology news source on the Web, with over 200 million readers per month, being the 200 most visited websites globally, as of 2015.

Gizmodo

Gizmodo is a design, technology, science and science fiction website that also features articles on politics. It was originally launched as part of the Gawker Media network run by Nick Denton, and runs on the Kinja platform. Gizmodo also includes the subsite io9, which focuses on science fiction and futurism.

Most of Gawker Media was however purchased by Univision Communications in August 2016. Gizmodo was one of six websites in that acquisition, and is now considered the flagship website in the Gizmodo Media Group, which in turn is part of Univision's Fusion Media Group division.

PCMag

PC Magazine (shortened as PCMag) is an American computer magazine published by Ziff Davis. A print edition was published from 1982 to January 2009. Publication of online editions started in late 1994 and continues to this day.

In an early review of the new IBM PC, Byte reported "the announcement of a new magazine called PC: The Independent Guide to the IBM Personal Computer. It is published by David Bunnell, of Software Communications, Inc. ... It should be of great interest to owners of the IBM Personal Computer". The first issue of PC, dated February–March 1982, appeared early that year. (The word Magazine was not added to the logo until the first major redesign in January 1986). PC Magazine was created by Bunnell and Cheryl Woodard, who also helped David found the subsequent PC World and Macworld magazines. Edward Currie and Tony Gold, a co-founder of Lifeboat Associates who financed the magazine, were early investors in PC Magazine. The magazine grew beyond the capital re…

PCWorld

PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG. Since 2013, it has been an online only publication. It offers advice on various aspects of PCs and related items, the Internet, and other personal technology products and services. In each publication, PC World reviews and tests hardware and software products from a variety of manufacturers, as well as other technology related devices such as still and video cameras, audio devices and televisions.

The current editor of PC World is Jon Phillips, formerly of Wired. In August 2012, he replaced Steve Fox, who had been editorial director since the December 2008 issue of the magazine. Fox replaced the magazine's veteran editor Harry McCracken, who resigned that spring, after some rocky times, including quitting and being rehired over editorial control issues in 2007.

PC World is published under other names such as PC Advisor and PC Welt in some countries. PC World's company name is IDG Consumer & S…

TechCrunch

TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare. It reports on the business of tech, tech news, analysis of emerging trends in tech, and profiling of new tech businesses and products.

echCrunch was founded in June 2005 by Archimedes Ventures - the Partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare. In 2010, AOL acquired the company for approximately $25 million.

From 2007 to 2015, TechCrunch operated Crunchbase, a database of the startup ecosystem, consisting of investors, incubators, start-ups, key people, funds, funding rounds and events. The company claims to have more than 50,000 active contributors on its platform. Subject to registration, members of the public can make submissions to the database; however, all changes are subject to review by a moderator before being accepted.

In 2013, Crunchbase claimed to have 2 million users accessing its database each month. AOL is i…

Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit academic medical center based in Rochester, Minnesota, focused on integrated clinical practice, education, and research. It employs more than 4,500 physicians and scientists and 58,400 administrative and allied health staff. The practice specializes in treating difficult cases through tertiary care. It spends over $660 million a year on research and employs over 3,000 full-time research personnel.

William Worrall Mayo settled his family in Rochester in 1863 and opened a for-profit medical practice that evolved under his sons into Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic is widely regarded as one of the United States' greatest hospitals and ranked No. 1 in the country on the 2018–2019 U.S. News & World Report List of "Best Hospitals" of the United States, maintaining a position near the top for more than 27 years. It has been on the list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" published by Fortune magazine for fourteen consecutive years, and has co…

Drugs

Drugs.com is an online pharmaceutical encyclopedia which provides drug information for consumers and healthcare professionals, primarily in the USA.

The Drugs.com website is owned and operated by the Drugsite Trust. The Drugsite Trust is a privately held trust administered by two New Zealand pharmacists, Karen Ann and Phillip James Thornton.

The site contains a library of reference information which includes content from Cerner Multum, Micromedex from Truven Health Analytics, Wolters Kluwer Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), A.D.A.M., Stedmans, AHFS, Harvard Health Publications, Mayoclinic, North American Compendiums, and Healthday.

Drugs.com is certified by the TRUSTe online privacy certification program and the HONcode of Health on the Net Foundation.

PsychologyToday

Psychology Today is a magazine published every two months in the United States since 1967.

Founded in 1967 by Nicolas Charney, Ph.D, its intent is to make psychology literature more accessible to the general public. The magazine focuses on behavior and covers a range of topics including psychology, neuroscience, relationships, sexuality, parenting, health (including from the perspectives of alternative medicine), work, and the psychological aspects of current affairs.

The magazine's website features therapy and health professionals directories and hundreds of blogs written by a wide variety of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, medical doctors, anthropologists, sociologists, and science journalists. Its current editor-in-chief is Kaja Perina.

EveryDayHealth

Everyday Health Group is a digital media company which owns websites and produces content relating to health and wellness. As of December 8, 2016, it became a subsidiary of j2 Global.

The company was founded in 2002 by entrepreneurs Benjamin Wolin and Michael Keriakos to invest in the creation of online health content for major "offline" health brands. By 2011, their network of sites had over 28 million unique viewers per month, garnering over $100 million in yearly revenue, including major partnerships with brands and personalities such as Denise Austin and the South Beach Diet. In 2010, Everyday Health acquired professional website MedPage Today. The company attempted an IPO in November 2010, which ultimately failed due to changes in “circumstances regarding the securities markets.”

Throughout 2011, the company began to diversify into digital media: in July 2011 it announced that it would be co-producing a self-titled TV series with Litton Entertainment for Litton's Week…

HealthLine

Healthline Media, Inc. is a privately owned provider of health information headquartered in San Francisco, CA, founded in 2006, and established as a standalone entity in January 2016.

Healthline Media's website, Healthline.com, is a destination site for health and wellness information, and a competitor to WebMD. In 2009, Kim Komando, a technology columnist with USA Today, listed Healthline.com as a top health information website.

In addition to Healthline.com, the company also provides health-related content, tools and services to more than 40 other sites. In 2010, Healthline Media signed an agreement to provide medical and health-related content and tools to Yahoo! Health. Other partners include AARP.com and DoctorOz.com. Healthline Networks software also powers Aetna's patient portal.

Walgreens

The Walgreen Company (or simply Walgreens) is an American company that operates as the second-largest pharmacy store chain in the United States behind CVS Health. It specializes in filling prescriptions, health and wellness products, health information, and photo services. As of August 31, 2016, the company operated 8,175 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1901. The Walgreens headquarters office is in the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, Illinois.

In 2014 the company agreed to purchase the remaining 55% of Switzerland-based Alliance Boots that it did not already own to form a global business. Under the terms of the purchase, the two companies merged to form a new holding company, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., on December 31, 2014. Walgreens became a subsidiary of the new company, which retains its Deerfield headquarters and trades on the Nasdaq under the symbol WBA.

HealthCareGov

HealthCare.gov is a health insurance exchange website operated under the United States federal government under the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, often referred to simply as 'ACA' or 'Obamacare'), which currently serves the residents of the U.S. states which have opted not to create their own state exchanges. The exchange facilitates the sale of private health insurance plans to residents of the United States and offers subsidies to those who earn less than four times the federal poverty line. The website also assists those persons who are eligible to sign up for Medicaid, and has a separate marketplace for small businesses.

The October 1, 2013 roll-out of HealthCare.gov went through as planned, despite the concurrent partial government shutdown. However, the launch was marred by serious technological problems, making it difficult for the public to sign up for health insurance. The deadline to sign up for coverage that would begin …

Zocdoc

Zocdoc is an online medical care appointment booking service, providing free of charge medical care search facility for end users by integrating information about medical practices and doctors' individual schedules in a central location. The company is based in New York City, with offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and Pune, India.

Zocdoc provides a scheduling system on paid subscription basis for medical personnel. The scheduling system can be accessed by subscribers both as an online service and via the deployed office calendar software, or integrated with their websites. The subscriber's schedules are available to the patients.

The end user-searchable database includes specialties, range of services, office locations, photographs, personnel educational background and user-submitted reviews. For each doctor the users are able to review the free slots in the schedule and make appointments for specific time slots.

NIH

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research. It was founded in the late 1870s and is now part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The majority of its facilities are located in Bethesda, Maryland. The NIH conducts its own scientific research through its Intramural Research Program (IRP) and provides major biomedical research funding to non-NIH research facilities through its Extramural Research Program.

As of 2013, the IRP had 1,200 principal investigators and more than 4,000 postdoctoral fellows in basic, translational, and clinical research, being the largest biomedical research institution in the world, while, as of 2003, the extramural arm provided 28% of biomedical research funding spent annually in the U.S., or about US$26.4 billion.

The NIH comprises 27 separate institutes and centers of different biomedical disciplines and is responsible for many scien…

WebMD

WebMD is an American corporation known primarily as an online publisher of news and information pertaining to human health and well-being. The site includes information pertaining to drugs. It is one of the top healthcare websites by unique visitors.

It was founded in 1996 by internet entrepreneur Jeff Arnold. In early 1999 it was part of a three way merger with Sapient Health Network (SHN) and Direct Medical Knowledge (DMK). SHN began in Portland, OR in 1996 by Jim Kean, Bill Kelly, and Kris Nybakken, who worked together at a CD-ROM publishing firm, Creative Multimedia. Later in 1999, WebMD merged with Healtheon, founded by Netscape Communications founder Jim Clark.

Yummly

Yummly is a mobile app and website that provides recipe recommendations personalized to the individual's tastes, semantic recipe search, a digital recipe box, shopping list and one-hour grocery delivery. The Yummly app is available for iOS, Android and web browsers. The Yummly app was named "Best of 2014" in Apple's App Store.

Yummly uses patent-pending technology, and a hand-curated knowledge graph to offer a semantic web search engine for food, cooking and recipes. Yummly allows users to search by ingredient, diet, allergy, nutrition, price, cuisine, time, taste, meal courses and sources; and ‘learns’ about users based on their likes and dislikes. Yummly uses this information to categorize food for search and make recommendations.

Yummly is located in Redwood City, California, previously at 165 University Avenue — the former home of other successful internet companies.

In 2014, Yummly had 15 million active users in the US and has launched international websites in the…

Epicurious

Epicurious is a digital brand for consumers interested in food and cooking-related topics. The website was created by Condé Nast in 1995 and is now part of the publisher’s Food Innovation Group. Epicurious also serves mobile content through apps available across multiple platforms, including Android, Windows, and iOS phones and tablets, as well as the Apple Watch.

TasteOfHome

Taste of Home is a digital content provider (TasteofHome.com) and print magazine that offers information on food, cooking, and entertainment. Each year, the brand publishes 3,000 recipes, tips and stories from home cooks, all of which are tested and prepared in the Taste of Home Test Kitchen in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Taste of Home also produced original web series called Fun with Food! and America the Tasty.


EatingWell

EatingWell has been at the forefront of the healthy-eating movement for more than 25 years. Through our award-winning bimonthly magazine and high-quality, content-rich website, we publish delicious recipes and authoritative, science-based journalism that inspires our readers to celebrate the joys of food and make better-informed food choices.

We are based in Vermont—where the magazine was originally founded in 1990—where we are surrounded by a robust local, sustainable food culture, farm-to-table restaurants and a renowned craft beer and cider scene.

Seamless

Seamless North America LLC (formerly SeamlessWeb) is an online food ordering service that allows users to order food for delivery and takeout from restaurants through their web site or suite of mobile apps.

Users have the option of ordering from the website or from a Seamless mobile app for Android, BlackBerry, or iOS. Users enter their address, and Seamless returns a list of restaurants that will deliver to the submitted address. Users then select a restaurant, create an order from the online menu, and submit the order electronically by entering their credit card or a company billing code. Ratings, reviews, photos, tags, and other information is provided to help the user find the most appropriate meal.

Seamless does not prepare or deliver any food. Once a user submits an order, it is automatically sent to a dedicated computer terminal or fax machine at the restaurant. The restaurant confirms the order with Seamless and then prepares and delivers the order. At many restaurants, users al…

OpenTable

OpenTable is an online restaurant-reservation service company founded by Chuck Templeton on 2 July 1998 and is based in San Francisco, California.

In 1999, the website began operations offering reservations at a limited selection of restaurants in San Francisco. Restaurants that signed up with the service used the company's back-end software to process the reservations made on the website, resulting in a real-time reservation system for both diners and restaurants.The service has since expanded to cover more than 30,000 restaurants in most U.S. states as well as in several major international cities. Reservations can be made online through its website. On June 13, 2014 the company announced it had agreed to terms with the Priceline Group to be acquired in an all-cash deal for $2.6 billion.

The company's home market consists of the United States. However, this has expanded in recent years to include Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Reserv…

Kitchn

Helping everyone live happier, healthier lives at home through their kitchen.

The Kitchn is a daily food magazine on the Web celebrating life in the kitchen through home cooking and kitchen intelligence.
Monthly readership: 17 million, plus another 1 million through social channels.

Who Is The Kitchn?

The Kitchn was founded in 2005 by Maxwell Ryan and Sara Kate Gillingham, also the founders of The Kitchn's companion site, Apartment Therapy.

Today The Kitchn is brought to you by a diverse team of editors, writers, recipe developers, and photographers from across the country.

Food Network

Food Network is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Television Food Network, G.P., a joint venture and general partnershipbetween Discovery, Inc. (which owns 70% of the network) and Tribune Media (which owns the remaining 30%). Despite this ownership structure, the channel is managed as a division of Discovery Networks U.S. The channel airs both special and regular episodic programs about food and cooking.

In addition to its headquarters in New York City, Food Network has offices in Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit, Jersey City, Cincinnati, and Knoxville, Tennessee.

95 million households receive Food Network as of January 2016.