No, we’re not becoming a celebrity blog (yet) but the noteworthy thing is that it’s incredibly hard for technology companies to even buy this kind of publicity: Ancestry.com researchers have found that actress Ellen DeGeneres is apparently related to pop star Madonna.
Genealogists employed by the company, which offers a subscription-based Web service that allows people to study families and the… → Read More
Spectrum Equity Investors has led a $300 million investment to acquire a majority interest in Provo Utah-based The Generations Network (the parent company of Ancestry.com, MyFamily.com and other sites) according to a source with knowledge of the deal. The Generations Network competes with a number of new Internet startups that we’ve recently covered. Its Ancestry.com site competes with Geni… → Read More