Condé Nast is set to launch Ars Technica UK in spring 2015.
Ars Technica – the name is derived from the Latin for ‘the art of technology’ – will specialise in news and reviews, analysis of technology trends, and advice from experts in the field. The site will also include an online community space.
Nate Lanxon, editor of Wired.co.uk, has been appointed editor-in-chief and will oversee editorial for the UK edition. Ken Fisher, founder and editor in chief of Ars Technica, will oversee the brand experience, strategic planning, and technology and Albert Read, deputy managing director of Condé Nast, has special responsibility for the launch.
An editor who will report to Lanxon and a sales contact will be added to the team.