yay, Bloglines bleibt am Leben und wird von MerchantCircle weiter betrieben (via)

- und ein bisschen angepasst:

The deal carries strategic significance for MerchantCircle and its network members. MerchantCircle will promote the service to its more than 1.4 million local business members through their account dashboards by integrating pre-created RSS feeds that deliver targeted content on their local areas and industries. Existing Bloglines users will also have an opportunity be exposed to blog content tailored to their locale. Providing local content will be a key element to the future of Bloglines. This will include new deals and specials from local business owners in a particular city.