Om Malik: Six Apart to buy Live Journal

Om Malik writes: “I have learnt exclusively that Six Apart, the parent company behind hosted blogging service TypePad, and Moveable Type is about to acquire Live Journal, for an undisclosed amount.(snip)If the deal goes through, then Six Apart will become one of the largest weblog companies in the world, with nearly 6.5 million users. It also gives the company a very fighting chance against Google?s Blogger and Microsoft?s MSN Spaces.
More on this here and here. And here.
Update: Yep, it’s true. eWeek story here.
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