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Blogbeat, Triangle-Based Provider of Blog Analytics, Sold To Chicago Firm

Posted July 18, 2006 12:42 p.m. EDT

— Blogbeat

, a Triangle-based provider of blog analytics, has been acquired by FeedBurner, which offers Internet "feed" management services.

FeedBurner is based in Chicago.

Jeff Turner, the founder of Blogbeat, has assumed the position of lead engineer for web analytics at FeedBurner.

The combined services of the two companies will provide customers with comparative information about feed subscribers and blog visitors, FeedBurner said in a statement. FeedBurner has some 200,000 customers.