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aggregator

(networking)
A program for watching for new content at user-specified RSS feeds.

An example is BottomFeeder.

http://directory.google.com/Top/Reference/Libraries/Library_and_Information_Science/Technical_Services/Cataloguing/Metadata/RDF/Applications/RSS/News_Readers/.
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Bloggers can subscribe to a blog RSS feed or RSS aggregator and automatically receive the latest postings instead of searching for them on different blog servers.
The use of RSS to access content is growing exponentially, both in terms of numbers of readers as well as the amount of time each consumer spends interacting with their RSS aggregators.
It has a built-in RSS aggregator called NewsRiver, which seamlessly integrates into the other parts of the Editor.
thinFeeder is a cross-platform, Java-based standalone RSS aggregator.
There are two typical ways to view RSS: 1) Use an RSS aggregator (see sidebar on page 64), and 2) Have the feeds show up automatically on a Web page.
A program known as an RSS aggregator or feed reader can check RSS-enabled Web pages and display any updated articles that it finds.
And for companies, this is like having a souped-up RSS aggregator to manage idea feeds.
Five percent of Internet users say they use RSS aggregators or XML readers to get the news and other information delivered from blogs and content-rich web sites as it is posted online.
When you have your contacts in place (you can also add more as new friends sign up), just log in and you will see all of the new content produced by your friends in reverse chronological order, which is similar to the popular RSS aggregators.
We also received several requests from members of our TCNJ community who were using RSS aggregators," recalls Matthew Winkel, web information architect.
And the request might be initiated by another program, such as a Web search engine's indexing bots, RSS aggregators, the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) harvesters, or similar programs that index materials for location on the Web or otherwise facilitate access.