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Exclusive content from ComputerworldUKand now freely available for IT professionals to access and share directly from their Netvibes homepage.

London, UK — 4th March, 2008 — IDG Communications Ltd today announced it has made its content available as widgets for Netvibes Ginger, the latest release of Netvibes’ personalized homepage.

Paul Briggs, publisher of IDG’s ComputerworldUK and said: “For over four decades IDG’s single mission has been to provide the most accurate, timely, and useful information to help people understand the benefits of IT.

“Widgets are an exciting way of distributing content to a wider audience and our collaboration to provide ComputerworldUK and widgets builds on our existing partnership with the Netvibes team.”

ComputerworldUK and widgets are now available at: and contain daily-updated content on topics ranging from Management, Security, Networking, Open Source, Storage, Applications, Green IT and more.

Tariq Krim, CEO and founder of Netvibes said: “Until now, personalized homepages have been about assembling your digital life conveniently onto one private page just for your own use….

“The new activity stream in a Netvibes Universe syncs your entire digital world with your friends, showing, for example, what new articles you’ve starred and widgets you’ve added.”

The Netvibes Experience

Netvibes is today’s leading personalized homepage, with more than 45 million Netvibes pages created by users in more than 80+ languages; an exponentially growing collection of 115,000+ high-quality, universal widgets that are cross-compatible with leading web and mobile platforms from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo; and official content from over 1,000 media providers including IDG, New York Times,, CBS Interactive, Newsweek, TIME,, and businesses and celebrities including Ben Harper, Beyonce, Gnarls Barkley, P. Diddy and Moby.


About International Data Group

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG’s online network includes more than 450 web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG also publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries. IDG's media brands include CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG’s lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers.

IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, Storage Networking World, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.

Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at

Media contact:

Margo Tiffen
IDG Communications Ltd
+44 (0) 207 071 3615

About Netvibes

Netvibes pioneered the personalized homepage, an alternative to traditional web portals. With millions of users in more than 150 countries, Netvibes lets individuals assemble all in one place their favorite widgets, websites, blogs, email accounts, social networks, search engines, instant messengers, photos, videos, podcasts, and everything else they enjoy on the Web. Founded in 2005 by Tariq Krim, Netvibes ( has offices in Paris, London and San Francisco.

Media contact:

Vincent Chang
Antenna Group
Tel: (415) 977-1911

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