>Aladdin Systems has bought Trexar Technologies, a developer of Internet information utilities.

According to an Aladdin statement, all Trexar’s staff will become employees of Aladdin, although the terms of the deal were not revealed.
Aladdin publishes its own Internet information utilities, MacTicker and IntelliNews. The merger adds three Trexar products, MacTuner, WeatherTracker and MacHeadlines to Aladdin’s existing line-up.

MacTuner lets Macintosh users search for and watch 1,900 worldwide live and recorded Internet radio, scanner and TV stations. WeatherTracker monitors live weather conditions and forecasts for 8,000 cities worldwide, and MacHeadlines is a scrolling news ticker for news, sport and stocks.