AfterDawn: Tech news acquired WiredPlanet

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 20 Sep 2000 17:59 acquired WiredPlanet, a streaming company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. is one of the leading websites offering digital audio downloads, selling MP3s, promoting artists, etc.. WiredPlanet gives them a strong technological knowledge of streaming technologies. syndicates also their content to some of the major players in the Internet, including such names as Yahoo!, Lycos and AltaVista.

"WiredPlanet is a perfect fit for," Rob Reid,'s CEO said in an interview. "Together, we will be able to offer our customers the tools to quickly and easily develop streaming entertainment systems customized specifically for their own audiences."

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