+ Via Niall Kennedy's Weblog
Moreover Technologies has been acquired by VeriSign for between $25 million and $30 million.
+ via Rafat Ali and PaidContent.org
"Gleaned some more info on the Moreover's acquisition by VeriSign, through sources ... the $25 million is on the low side; it is closer to $30 million, from what I know. Google did come in at the last minute with a higher bid, but too late ... the deal was done."
+ Via The Street.com
"This latest acquisition is a part of an attempt to provide "some structure to the endless content or chat available on the Internet and to monetize blogs," said one person familiar with the company."
+ Via Nick Denton's Blog (Denton was a co-founder of Moreover)
Fast Internet Business History Fact from Nick: "Moreover, which had a joint venture with the makers of Blogger, was all lined up to buy the company back in January 2001."
Last week, VeriSign acquired the Blogs.com ping service from Dave Winer.
Meet Your Favorite Search Engine Watch Contributors
Many of SEW's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Thom Craver, Josh Braaten, Lisa Barone, Simon Heseltine, Josh McCoy, Lisa Raehsler, Greg Jarboe, Dan Cristo, Joseph Kerschbaum, John Gagnon, Eric Enge and more!