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Dec 11, 2012

The news includes:

  • FamilySearch.org has contributed $250,000 to the Federation of Genealogical Societies' War of 1812 Pensions Digitization Project.
  • RootsMagic has just released Version 6 of its family tree software program. A new video is available at their site, and the software is on sale through December 20, 2012.


Nov 5, 2012

The news includes:

  • Ancestry.com agrees to a $1.6 billion buyout by Permira Advisors LLP.
  • The governor and secretary of state of Georgia have announced that funding for the Georgia State Archives has been reinstated for the remainder of this fiscal year.
  • FamilySearch continues to digitize and index millions of records...


Oct 11, 2012

The Guys are very pleased to welcome a new sponsor for the Podcast, findmypast.com

The news includes:

  • WikiTree announces the re-opening of member registration.
  • Mocavo has acquired ReadyMicro in a move to help the company and other organizations holding genealogical information digitize more content for genealogists.


Sep 19, 2012

The news includes:

  • FamilySearch announces that the 1940 U.S. Federal Census indexing project is wrapped up, and that indexing is beginning on the new U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Community Project. Visit http://familysearch.org/immigration for more information and to volunteer. Another indexing project...


Aug 21, 2012

The news includes:

  • RootsMagic announces the release of a new minor update to RootsMagic 5. They also remind listeners that they have more than 40 free online classes available at their website.
  • Ancestry.com announces that they will not be releasing a 2013 version of their Family Tree Maker software, but will, instead,...