VNU Business Publications Ltd has purchased The Inquirer
. The publishing house has acquired
the popular Internet news site, which was founded by Mike Magee back in 2001. Magee was also behind the foundation of The Register
. A popular source of IT news, The Inquirer
is a regular supply of breaking news for Techspot.
VNU, based in the Netherlands, is among the world's largest publishing houses with presences in 100 countries, annual revenues of $4.6 billion and about 38,600 employees - with about 2600 people working for its 140 print publications and websites as well as 150 trade shows and business events.