Xmarks will stay alive. Close to being acquired.

Xmarks will stay alive. Close to being acquired.

Xmarks, the bookmarks cross-browser sync service that just weeks ago came very close to being shut down has officially announced the service is “alive and kicking” and will soon be acquired.

In a blog post, co-founder James Joaquin revealed that the company is in final stages of completing a sale to a new owner who will provide both a free and premium offering for the service.

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Just one month ago the company requested pledges to pay an annual fee for the service, at that point the company received over 30,000 pledges, probably a great deal more today.

Joaquin ask that users sit tight, and – in kind – put their money where their mouth is once their premium offering is released.

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