NewsGator Technologies Acquires NetNewsWire

Oct 07, 2005


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NewsGator Technologies, Inc., an RSS platform company, has announced that it has acquired NetNewsWire, an RSS reader for Mac OS X. NewsGator also announced that NetNewsWire will integrate tightly with the NewsGator Online synchronization platform. Brent Simmons, the creator of NetNewsWire, will join the NewsGator team as a product architect.

As part of this deal, existing NetNewsWire full-version customers will receive a free 2-year paid subscription to NewsGator Online. More details will be announced with the next release of NetNewsWire, which will include advanced features and functions from NewsGator Online.

(www.newsgator.com; www.ranchero.com/netnewswire)