Home Acquisition Rumors – Newsgator and Moreover

Acquisition Rumors – Newsgator and Moreover

NewsGator Technologies will be announcing “a MAJOR acquisition” at the Web 2.0 Conference on October 5-7. Hmmm, I wonder who it is. Looking at my RSS Spacespreadsheet, Newsgator is one of the leading vendors in the Reader Services category. They also have a presence in the Search space.

I wouldn’t be surprised if they acquire a lesser but still bright light in the Reader Services category – say, del.icio.us or NetNewsWire.

But as I said, Newsgator is dabbling in search – both indexing and white label. So if anything I’d probably lay my bets on a search-related acquisition. Perhaps Feedster – Scott Rafer recently left Feedster for more mobile pastures. Or maybe even Technorati!

In another acquisition rumor, SVW reports that Moreover will be bought by “a much larger multi-national company”. PaidContent.org says it will be “a Silicon Valley-based public company (NOT a media company).”

The safe bet would be Microsoft because of their existing relationship with Moreover. But they’re not SV-based. Hmmmm.

Let the speculation begin! What’s your guess?

About ReadWrite’s Editorial Process

The ReadWrite Editorial policy involves closely monitoring the tech industry for major developments, new product launches, AI breakthroughs, video game releases and other newsworthy events. Editors assign relevant stories to staff writers or freelance contributors with expertise in each particular topic area. Before publication, articles go through a rigorous round of editing for accuracy, clarity, and to ensure adherence to ReadWrite's style guidelines.

Get the biggest tech headlines of the day delivered to your inbox

    By signing up, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy. Unsubscribe anytime.

    Tech News

    Explore the latest in tech with our Tech News. We cut through the noise for concise, relevant updates, keeping you informed about the rapidly evolving tech landscape with curated content that separates signal from noise.

    In-Depth Tech Stories

    Explore tech impact in In-Depth Stories. Narrative data journalism offers comprehensive analyses, revealing stories behind data. Understand industry trends for a deeper perspective on tech's intricate relationships with society.

    Expert Reviews

    Empower decisions with Expert Reviews, merging industry expertise and insightful analysis. Delve into tech intricacies, get the best deals, and stay ahead with our trustworthy guide to navigating the ever-changing tech market.