Ancestry.com Rolls Out Digital Scrapbooking Feature: "Provo, Utah-based genealogical Web site Ancestry.com revealed today that it has launched a tool that allows users to create custom family history and recipe books. The new feature, called AncestryPress, gives Ancestry.com users a way to organize, preserve and display their research in a “coffee-table quality” book. Ancestry.com added that AncestryPress can export profiles, historical documents and photographs from a user’s online family tree to a series of pre-formatted pages. Founded in 1997, Ancestry.com is headquartered in Provo, Utah. The company also operates several other family history-oriented Web sites, including MyFamily.com, Rootsweb.com, Genealogy.com and Family Tree Maker."
Ancestry.com Touts Profile Numbers For Genealogy Site: "the firm is facing new online competition from startups such as Los Angeles-based Geni.com, which claims 5 million profiles; Israeli firm MyHeritage.com, and new, New York-based iFamily, which raised a round of venture capital last week. posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2007"