Tech, gaming and men’s lifestyle media company Ziff Davis has purchased NetShelter, a network of approximately 150 independent tech blogs, including, and, from InPowered.

Ziff Davis, which became a division of j2 Global when it was purchased last November, says the deal makes it the number-one tech property per comScore numbers, with 29 million uniques in April.

The company will integrate its proprietary BuyerBase ad-targeting platform with the NetShelter portfolio.

The deal follows the purchase of News Corp’s IGN Entertainment gamer and lifestyle group, which included,, and

That deal reportedly went for under $100 million. Terms of the NetShelter acquisition were not released, but j2 says the financial impact will not be material.