I was never a great fan of Plaxo, although I did use the service (mostly as a birthday reminder).
But Comcast, I really don’t like. So as soon as I heard the news, I sent my last message on the Plaxo system:
It reads, "Robert is trying to figure out how to delete his Plaxo/Comcast account".
And I did figure it out:
The rumors were accurate: Comcast will announce their acquisition of social contact list Plaxo today. Financial terms are not being disclosed, but the purchase price is between $150 and $170 million. Plaxo, which was founded in 2002, has raised just under $30 million in venture capital.