Archive for October, 2008

Sanyo intros photo frame with e-mail, RSS feeds

October 28, 2008

Sanyo on Tuesday announced the upcoming release of its 7-inch digital photo frame, the HNV-M70, featuring a 16:9 aspect ratio and LCD resolution of 800×480 pixels. The ALBO-series frame has the ability to display JPEG- or BMP-format photos sent to it via e-mail or text from cellphones or uploaded via more traditional methods. A built-in 802.11b/g Wi-Fi module and network support allows users to sync their photo collections from web-based albums such as Picasa Web Album and Photo Warehouse. The frame also supports RSS feeds, capable of receiving and displaying updates from up to 10 different websites – MNM Media

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Articles in RSS feeds will not drive traffic from website, says Guardian development head

October 28, 2008

The Guardian’s decision to publish full-text articles within its RSS feeds will not undermine the paper’s website, the developer behind the change has said. Subscribers to Guardian.co.uk’s RSS feeds will now be able to read text content in full through a feed reader without having to visit the paper’s site, following last week’s launch. It will not drive readers away from the website, Matt McAlister, head of the Guardian Developer Network, told Journalism.co.uk. Rather, the new RSS format would be complementary to Guardian.co.uk, he said. – Mousetrap Media Ltd

rss.com Domain Name set for US$750,000 sale

October 11, 2008

“Sedo has been appointed by Torex Retail Holdings (Torex(TM)) to oversee the sale of rss.com. With the development of the Internet, Really Simple Syndication (RSS) has emerged as the industry standard term which describes the delivery of automated news feeds over the web. With over 3,810,000,000 page results for ‘rss’ in Google, businesses can use the name as a powerful asset to attract new customers, boost search engine rankings and grow online advertising revenues. Since being parked and monetised through Sedo, the name averages 20,000 unique views a month. Rss.com is planned to go up for auction on http://www.greatdomains.com in October with a $750,000 USD reserve. Buyers can submit their interest either by contacting Sedo directly or by visiting http://www.sedo.co.uk and searching for the Internet domain name”

FindLaw RSS feed

October 11, 2008

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Opera 9.6 launches, now includes magazine-style RSS…sort of

October 11, 2008

Opera has revealed the newest version of their web browser, Opera 9.6. As always, the latest update includes speed and performance increases, but the update delivers several new features, too. The one new feature that we were really excited to try out is how Opera 9.6 deals with RSS feeds. In this latest version of the browser, you can preview your feeds in an attractive magazine-style layout. But what we really wanted to know is could read your feeds like this once subscribed?” – ReadWriteWeb

Google announces RSS feed offer

October 11, 2008

Google has long offered its users the ability to subscribe to search results via email. The company has recently announced its intention to soon offer search results via RSS feeds as well. It will be an extension of Google Alerts