Yahoo acquires Konfabulator Widget program

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 26 2005 @ 07:18 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Yahoo has acquired Konfabulator, a $19.95 Mac and Windows application that allows users to run Widgets on their desktop. Yahoo says it will offer the program for free.
Yahoo! said the reason they purchased Konfabulator was that they wanted an easy way to open up its APIs to the developer community and allow them easy access to the information on the Yahoo! Web site. In doing this, Widgets could be built without having to scrape sites in order to get information.
Read more at MacWorld


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