A few months ago, Xmarks, the bookmark sync service announced that they would be shutting shop due to lack of a good business model. The service though was revived thanks to donations from users and will not continue to live around thanks to the sale of the service to a anonymous buyer.
According to an official blog post, Xmarks in the final stages of completing the sale to a new owner who is committed to keeping the browser sync service alive and kicking.
I’m pleased to announced that we’re in the final stages of completing a sale of Xmarks to a new owner who is 100% committed to keep our great browser sync service running smoothly.
Xmarks will continue to have a free browser sync component whilst providing users with more features through a premium service. Users who pledged towards keeping Xmarks alive during their turmoil will get access to premium options.
Details on the sale or buyer are not yet available. Long live Xmarks.