Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced the acquisition of the assets of Onfolio Inc., a privately held, Cambridge, Mass.-based Internet research and information management provider. Onfolio’s technology has been incorporated into the Windows Live Toolbar to enhance the way people discover, save and reuse their personal and professional Web research. The new Onfolio Add-in for the Windows Live Toolbar beta will give people convenient ways to collect information online and organize it on their PCs. People can harness this information by saving it onto their computer so that it can be accessed for use in documents, e-mail messages and blog postings. In addition, new online information is discovered and accessed through Onfolio’s integrated RSS aggregator and reader. Collections of Web content created with the Onfolio Add-in can be organized and annotated with research notes, flags, keywords, and highlighting. As Web search becomes more precise, the ability to save the information available online in an organized way onto the desktop becomes increasingly important. It lets people use this data for authoring documents, share data and find it later using Windows Desktop Search. Support for RSS also helps people quickly and easily access the information online that matters most to them. , http://www.microsoft.com

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