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Ashley Carman / The Verge:
In an email to creators, Facebook says it will launch its podcast platform on June 22; podcasters can link up RSS feeds and decide if users can clip shows   —  Along with podcast clips  —  Facebook is planning to start rolling out its podcast product next week, on June 22nd, and, eventually …
Jun 16, 2021, 2:15 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Privacy-focused Vivaldi 4.0 browser launches with built-in email and calendar clients, RSS reader, and a translator service hosted on the company's own servers   —  Vivaldi has always been one of the more interesting of the Chromium-based browsers, in no small part thanks to its emphasis …
Jun 9, 2021, 8:20 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google is testing a “Follow” button in Chrome for sites that support RSS, with content appearing in the New Tab page, initially with Chrome Canary users   —  Web browsers used to feature feed aggregators, but those built-in capabilities have since been phased out.
May 19, 2021, 12:15 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Substack launches Substack Reader, an RSS reader for tracking newsletter subscriptions and other feeds, in beta   —  Substack Reader is now available in beta  —  If you're worried about all your newsletter subscriptions getting lost in your inbox, Substack may have a solution.
Dec 16, 2020, 11:05 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Patreon partners with Acast, which will host creators' podcasts to simplify distribution of subscriber-only episodes and give them access to Acast analytics   —  Private RSS feeds are streamlined  —  Patreon's newest partnership might entice more podcasters to join its platform.
Nov 10, 2020, 6:15 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Security researcher takes over a subdomain that Windows 8 and Windows 10 use to deliver RSS-based news and updates to Live Tiles   —  Subdomain currently in the possession of a German security researcher, preventing any abuse.  —  Microsoft has lost control over a crucial subdomain …
Apr 17, 2019, 10:35 PMIn context
Sinclair Target / Motherboard:
A look back at the evolution of RSS and why it lost out to centralized information silos on the web controlled by corporations, despite being an open format   —  Before the internet was consolidated into centralized information silos, RSS imagined a better way to let users control their online personas.
Jan 12, 2019, 1:55 AMIn context
Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Digg, formerly owned by Betaworks, has been sold to Boston-based ad-tech company BuySellAds; new CEO Todd Garland plans to streamline Digg and build up ad stack   —  This story has been updated.  —  Last month, Digg, an old beloved content aggregation destination, made the sad announcement …
Apr 25, 2018, 5:02 PMIn context
Molly McHugh / The Ringer:
Digg announces that it will shut down Digg Reader, its barebones RSS reader, on March 26   —  A requiem for a haven from algorithms and trending topics  —  On Wednesday, Digg announced that it will be shutting down Digg Reader on March 26.  The RSS reader, for me and likely many others …
Mar 16, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Chinese mobile app and security software company Cheetah Mobile acquires France-based news aggregator News Republic for $57M   —  Chinese tech company Cheetah Mobile has acquired French startup News Republic for $57 million.  News Republic is a news aggregator — think about it as a sort of Flipboard …
Aug 2, 2016, 11:00 PMIn context

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