Podcast: Foxmarks changes name, adds services

Foxmarks has changed its name to Xmarks. CEO James Joaquin tells Larry Magid how the company is doing more than letting people sync bookmarks

Larry Magid of CNET and CBS News talks with James Joaquin, CEO of what was Foxmarks and is now Xmarks. The company is best known for the Firefox extension that backs up and synchronizes bookmarks. That product now also works on Internet Explorer and Apple Safari allowing users to synchronize between browsers and computers. The company also offers a free bookmark backup service as well as web access to bookmarks, site suggestions and ability to share bookmarks.

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Larry Magid is a technology journalist and an Internet safety advocate. He's been writing and speaking about Internet safety since he wrote Internet safety guide "Child Safety on the Information Highway" in 1994. He is co-director of ConnectSafely.org, founder of SafeKids.com and SafeTeens.com, and a board member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Larry's technology analysis and commentary can be heard on CBS News and CBS affiliates, and read on CBSNews.com. He also writes a personal-tech column for the San Jose Mercury News. You can e-mail Larry.

 

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