Archive for December, 2006

Untangle the World Wide Web with RSS

December 30, 2006

From Robert MacMillan for Reuters: “RSS” is one of the coolest things you’ve never heard of when it comes to the Internet. Short for “Really Simple Syndication,” a name that seems designed to induce maximum eye glazing, RSS is in fact one of the best time-savers online. And it’s getting easier to use

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Advanced RSS2Web updated

December 29, 2006

Advanced RSS2Web helps you to: download newsfeeds in RSS and XML format, reformat them according to user-defined HTML templates, upload results to website via shared folder or ftp, work with free newsfeeds and articles available for download and redistribution. Version 2.4.43 can download newsfeeds in RSS and XML format, reformat them according to user-defined HTML templates, and upload results to Web site via shared folder or FTP. Windows

NewsGator Hosted Conversations

December 29, 2006

NewsGator Technologies, Inc., an RSS platform company, has announced a partnership with Edelman, an independent public relations firm, to market a new, jointly-developed product that combines hosted, topic-based communities and dynamic conversational advertising with aspects of social media, including RSS, commenting, blogging, and rating

Thoroughbred Times RSS feeds

December 29, 2006

Thoroughbred Times – a weekly newsmagazine based in Lexington, Kentucky, written for those involved in Thoroughbred racing and breeding – RSS feeds page

NewsBliss

December 29, 2006

NewsBliss – loads and plays your favorite videos or displays selected news content on-demand. NewsBliss is a real-time, Windows based RSS Media Streamer that scrolls customized information and thumbnail images across your desktop. You can track any RSS-enabled Media feed available, such as YouTube, Google Video, Apple.com, or Flickr

Peterson’s RSS Page

December 29, 2006

Peterson’s RSS Page “represents a compilation of feeds that have existed for a while now across the Peterson’s sphere. The feeds represent a running snapshot of daily updates provided electronically by thousands of traditional and online colleges and graduate programs who partner with us for recruiting services. We’ve started linking into this page from some key portals such as the brick-and-mortar college search, online college search and graduate search, and it will soon be accessible from nearly all pages on Petersons.com”

Newgie.com

December 25, 2006

Newgie.com – “delivers the news that matters to you most. Newgie’s news database is coninuously updated with news stories from thousands of the most respected news providers. You then have the ability to sort through these news articles using a variety of Newgie’s proprietary organizational tools. And Newgie’s IntelliRank ™ technology will help you easily locate the most relevant and important articles so that no time is wasted”

Patent Applications in the RSS space – Microsoft response

December 25, 2006

From the Microsoft Team RSS Blog by Sean Lyndersay, Program Manager Lead, RSS – “First, these patents describe specific ways to improve the RSS end-user and developer experience (which we believe are valuable and innovative contributions) — they do not constitute a claim that Microsoft invented RSS. We have always fully acknowledged the innovators and supporters of RSS, like Dave Winer, Nick Bradbury and many others, and I can say, without hesitation, that I and my colleagues personally have the deepest respect for their invaluable contributions……more”

BusinessWeek RSS Generator

December 25, 2006

BusinessWeek RSS Generator – Custom BusinessWeek headlines delivered to your desktop

U.S. Department of Homeland Security RSS feeds

December 24, 2006

United States Department of Defense has a number of RSS feeds