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news aggregator

(1) See newsreader.

(2) A website that gathers news from different sources and other websites. See Digg and Mix.
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Thirty-one percent were likely to turn to a news aggregator or portals while 30 percent said they would count on television.
I'd clarify the impression that RSS feeds are not an offering exclusive to news aggregators, indeed, many aggregators are substantial subscribers of RSS feeds themselves.
It takes between a few minutes and a few hours to set yourself up with a news aggregator, depending on your information appetite and range of interests, as well as several tweaks to adjust your setup to perfection.
A news aggregator is a software package that reads and displays content delivered in the form of an RSS feed--an XML standard for content syndication.
According to Chris Pirillo, who runs Lockergnome's RSS Resource (a site devoted to all things RSS), it is an XML specification used to describe how to display content (also known as a feed) in a piece of software called a news aggregator. Content providers write their feed according to this RSS specification and people can subscribe to the feed using the news aggregation software.
She mentioned the following examples of microcontent aggregators: Blog lines (RSS feeds ofblogs), Internet TopicExchange (topic channels with Web log archives), and K-collector (an enterprise news aggregator).
"We were selected by the worldwide news aggregator Google News because our original medical content and health reporting is of national relevance to a large audience," said Walter Jessen, CEO at Highlight HEALTH.
The researchers say that they have already used this approach to predict that subsequent popularity of 90 per cent of the content on the video-sharing site YouTube.com and the news aggregator Digg.com.
Quite simply, it means turning your Web log or other content into XML so it can be subscribed to and read by anyone who has something called a news aggregator. You can either download and install a news aggregator as a piece of client software, or you can look for one that's Web-based.
Corona, CA, May 28, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Early Thursday IndustrialPR, the online news aggregator and trade media outlet for the manufacturing community announced the launch of its new environmental-focused directory of Industrial Chemicals Suppliers at http://www.worldwideindustrialmarketplace.com/directory/chemicals.html.
1stHeadlines is another news aggregator on the Web.
COMTEX Scientific Corporation, a wholesale news aggregator, delivers real-time content to financial and business information distributors for comprehensive coverage of global news.