Back in September, we heard that bookmark-syncing service Xmarks was shutting down in 2011, which came as awful news to those of us who relied on the any-browser extension to keep our bookmarks in sync no matter what browser we were using. As it turns out, the service has found someone to buy it and keep it going — with free and premium components. It's unclear what portion of the service will be free and what will be premium, but it's still likely to come as good news for Xmarks lovers. [Xmarks Blog]
Bookmark-Syncing Service Xmarks Not Closing Down After All
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