New York, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2008
Sonic Mountain, Inc., the parent company of Odeo, a leading podcast destination website, today announced its acquisition of Blogdigger, a popular search engine for blogs and syndicated media. Blogdigger's CEO and founder, Greg Gershman, joins Odeo as Vice President of Search and Engineering. Sonic Mountain plans to incorporate Blogdigger's search technology and media content into the new Odeo website and platform for digital media content search, discovery, and management.
"Blogdigger's robust search and aggregation technology will play a key role in the new Odeo site," said Rick Arturo, President of Sonic Mountain. "Greg's ideas, innovation, and energy will be a great asset in shaping Odeo's product roadmap relative to search and content organization, which is key to site usability."
"I am a huge fan of Odeo and podcasting," said Gershman. "Media search has always been Blogdigger's most popular feature. Bringing together Blogdigger's technology with Odeo's passionate community is a really exciting combination."
Sonic Mountain will continue to operate Blogdigger.com, providing spam-free, up-to-the minute blog search results to end-users and to members of Blogdigger's Partner Feed program, who use Blogdigger's API and data in third-party applications, including search engines, market intelligence services, and data mining utilities.
About Blogdigger: Founded in 2003 by Greg Gershman and Michael Miller, Blogdigger was one of the first RSS-based blog search engines. In 2005, Blogdigger added Blogdigger Media Search, the first application to extract and index media content, including audio, video, and images from blog content.
Founded in 2005, Odeo is a leading podcast website and directory. Users can explore, search, and discover millions of aggregated audio podcasts, share favorites with friends, and publish to blogs and social networks.
Contact Email: future(at)odeo.com
Contact Person: Rick Arturo
Company Name: Odeo
Telephone Number: (646) 452-4417