Aggregator Consolidation: NewsGator Acquires NetNewsWire

Posted on October 5, 2005

NewsGator has acquired NetNewsWire, an RSS reader for Mac OS X. A NewsGator press release says Brent Simmons, the creator of NetNewsWire, will be joining NewsGator as a product architect. The statement also said the next release of NetNewsWire will include advanced features and functions from NewsGator Online.

The acqusiition follows NewsGator's purchase of FeedDemon earlier this year. A Corante blog post which mentions NewsGator's acquisition also lists some next generation aggregators like Fluctu8, Attensa, Fireant and Rojo.

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