Business Insight — Technology
Essential Web tools: News and information
By Ian Portsmouth, Jim McElgunn, Kim Shiffman and Kara Aaserud FEEds 2.0: Make the news come to you Information overload is closer to being solved with “personalized news aggregators” such as Feeds 2.0. Also known as “feed readers,” news aggregators gather syndicated Web content from disparate sources into a single consolidated view that spares you the bother of constantly checking your favourite blogs and podcasts. Feeds 2.0 takes this idea a step further. Using sophisticated proprietary algorithms, this free service figures out your preferences and prioritizes feeds to suit your interests. It even recommends sites you’ve likely never heard of. You help it get smarter by marking pages you find interesting — and uninteresting. The more you use it, the smarter it gets. Download the PDF today to read the rest of the story.