Google Acquires Feedburner

Mountain View-based Google confirmed its purchase of Feedburner Friday afternoon, but did not disclose terms of the deal. Feedburner is an operator of a service that allows bloggers, podcasters, and others to track and syndicate their RSS feeds, and also operates an online advertising system for those feeds. Chicago-based Feedburner is venture backed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Mobius Venture Capital, Portage Ventures, and Sutter Hill Ventures.