SourceForge, Inc. Names Jonathan Sobel Group President, Media

Former CBS, Yahoo Executive Will Lead Network of Technology's Most Influential Online Media Properties

| Source: SourceForge, Inc.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 29, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SourceForge, Inc. (Nasdaq:LNUX), the leader in IT community-driven media and e-commerce, today named Jonathan Sobel to the post of Group President, Media. Sobel will oversee SourceForge, Inc.'s network of media properties, including the popular Slashdot,,, NewsForge, ITManagersJournal and web sites.

Sobel joins SourceForge, Inc. after working for CBS Corporation, where he served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for CBS Interactive Media. At CBS, Sobel played an integral role in developing CBS' Internet strategy, and structuring and negotiating many of CBS' most significant online deals including relationships with Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Yahoo!

"Jon brings a wealth of experience across a wide range of digital media to the SourceForge network," said Ali Jenab, President and CEO, SourceForge, Inc. "He will play an important leadership role in an organization committed to enhancing support for our online communities and delivering results for the clients who advertise on them."

The SourceForge, Inc. network ranks among the top technology networks both in size and reach, serving more than 32 million unique visitors a month.* Advertisers and sponsors on the network include Google, IBM, Intel, Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Dice, AT&T, Perforce, and Rackspace.

"SourceForge's sites include some of the most vibrant communities on the web," said Sobel. "Contributors, visitors, and the company have together created a network of passionate, loyal and influential users. I'm looking forward to making the experience even stronger for our members and our advertisers."

In addition to his experience with CBS, Sobel served as Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel at Yahoo!, where he led worldwide legal and government affairs. Sobel also served on Yahoo!'s Executive Committee. He joined Yahoo! in 1998 as one of the company's first attorneys, and negotiated and managed deals for many of the company's early partnerships, including agreements with technology leaders AT&T, Google, HP, IBM and Sprint, and media companies such as ABC News, Paramount Pictures, Reuters and Universal Music. Additionally, Sobel worked closely with others at the company on many of Yahoo!'s worldwide user services and communities. Before joining Yahoo!, Sobel practiced law in San Francisco and held posts as an attorney at Chips and Technologies, Inc. and Electronics for Imaging, Inc.

About SourceForge, Inc.

SourceForge's media and e-commerce web sites connect millions of influential technology professionals and enthusiasts each day. Combining user-developed content, online marketplaces and e-commerce, SourceForge is the global technology community's nexus for information exchange, goods for geeks, and open source software distribution and services. SourceForge's network of web sites serves more than 32 million unique visitors each month* and includes:,, ThinkGeek,,, ITManagersJournal and NewsForge. For more information or to view the media kit online, visit (*Source: Google Analytics and Omniture, July 2007.)

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