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2008-06-30 03:02:26

By Zukowski, Paul While "simple" is part of its name, Real Simple Syndication can De anything but. Yet there are good business reasons to tackle RSS and make it work for you. RSS is a format that enables Web sites and blogs to tell you when they have new content. That's the "syndication" part, like a syndicated column in the newspaper. With RSS, instead of having to visit your favorite sites to find out if they have been updated, you simply "subscribe" to them and let them notify you....

2008-06-25 03:02:24

Fusa Capital Corporation (OTCBB:FSAC), a leading innovator of multimedia search engine technologies for consumers and digital content providers, today announced the launch of the Newstowatch RSS discovery directory, a complete A through Z RSS feed directory of the most topical global news items as determined by the proprietary Newstowatch content discovery algorithms. Newstowatch.com uses a unique combination of software and community activity to discover thousands of current news...

2006-11-22 03:00:42

By Lackie, Robert J This article will provide an introduction to Web 2.0 for libraries and will attempt to bring to light a few notable, free Web- based interactive communication tools that can help librarians and other educators seamlessly access, create, organize, and disseminate information for their library, themselves, colleagues, and friends. A mystifying or vague buzzword to many, Web 2.0 was made fashionable in late 2004 by O'Reilly Media, the foremost publisher of computer...

2005-12-30 16:50:00

LONDON -- Web sites that share blogs, bookmarks and photos exploded in popularity in 2005, but in recent weeks a number of major outages left users stranded and frustrated. The new breed of Web site includes blogging services such as TypePad, the photo site Flickr, the shared bookmark site del.icio.us and many others. They are sometimes known collectively as "Web 2.0": hosted online, relying heavily on users' submissions, and frequently updated and tweaked by their owners. Their growth in...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.