Manhasset , N.Y.—CMP
Media has acquired TechOnLine and Light Reading, in separate deals. TechOnLine is an online community for the electronics industry, including webcasts, educational resources, product evaluation services and a virtual lab. The business will be merged into CMP Electronics Group, which consists of 14 properties, including EE Times, DesignLines and Embedded Systems Conferences. Also, CMP acquired Light Reading, a business media company serving the telecommunications industry. Light Reading
publishes Light Reading, Byte & Switch, Unstrung and Next-Gen Data Center Forum, and it produces webcasts, events, broadband television, white papers and e-newsletters. Financial terms of both deals were not disclosed.