Archive for June, 2014

RSS Feeds to Burn

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Post Alerts are perhaps the most valuable reason to have an RSS Feeds. If your blog has a mailing list that gets alerted every time you post, you can thank RSS Feeds for pushing it their way.

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Feedly RSS Reader Taken Down By Attackers

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Internet consumers used to getting their news from the popular RSS reader Feedly were left in the dark Wednesday morning after the service was taken down in what was described as a denial of service attack that included an attempt to extort money from the company, according to the website Verge.

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Evernote and Feed.ly Servers were Hit by DDoS Attacks as Criminals Tried to Extort Money

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Earlier this week, popular notetaking app Evernote, and RSS feed service Feed.ly were taken down by multi-hour DDoS attacks.
Evernote managed to stay active with major lag and issues while Feedly was rendered unavailable.

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Roost Takes on Twitter with RSS

Monday, June 16th, 2014

A new Y Combinator-backed startup called Roost wants to succeed where RSS readers perhaps failed with the introduction of a new service that lets consumers subscribe to websites using browser-based push notifications. However, unlike a browser plug-in system such as PageMonitor, for example, Roost is based on an upcoming standard for web push, which is built into Safari and is coming soon to Google Chrome and Firefox.

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Google Looks to Shed ‘Geek’ Glass with Designer Chic

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Google Glass Makeover – The company noted that the new Google Glass designs build on the Titanium Collection released this past January.
The designer collection will include five new frames and eight new shades.

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