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LastPass, the online password manager that stores your passwords in the cloud and syncs them to browser plug-ins and mobile apps, has acquired Xmarks, the troubled online browser bookmark sync service. Xmarks went under for a short time in September. Xmarks quickly came back to life after user outcry. The company has since tried to stay afloat for its dedicated users. LastPass CEO Joe Siegrist said in an interview: “They had a large dedicated audience, but their free offering and advertising model was not working,” he said. “We really want to figure something out that could keep it going.” The "something that could keep Xmarks going" is a freemium model. LastPass using... Read more...