George Kirikos has broken another domain story with BlackFriday.com being acquired by Ziff Davis.
Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in three core verticals: Technology, Gaming, and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Mashable, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, AskMen, Offers.com, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.
According to the WHOIS, the BlackFriday.com domain name (previously owned by Kevin Ham’s company, Reinvent.com) has been acquired by Ziff Davis:
A few months ago it had been reported that GoDaddy’s Namefind division had acquired some of Kevin Ham’s portfolio: