RSS based ranking or maybe a new protocol is needed?

RSS is a protocol for transmitting changes within blogs that has been widely adopted and provides a solution for a big problem people had in tracking changes in content effectively. RSS is doing a perfect job in providing updates to content based on time of change but still lacks support for providing other criteria for …

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End of the road for standalone RSS aggregators? No!

"A Thousand Startups Crying – Outlook moves on RSS" by Nik Cubrilovic (see post). Nik says that RSS aggregator startups are doomed now, after the giant – Microsoft, have decided to make outlook RSS ready. Although Nick raises many valid points to consider I tend to stay on the rather optimistic side where I believe …

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The ease of removing RSS Ads from Feeds

Integrating RSS Ads in blog feeds gets a lot of traction nowadays both on important blogs and on news sites (Following Google and FeedBurner announcements). Stripping rss ads from feeds is very easy to do from a technical perspective and it can be implemented by any blog reading platform, whether client-side software or a web …

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Taming The Security Weakest Link(s)

Overview The security level of a computerized system is as good as the security level of its weakest links. If one part is secure and tightened properly and other parts are compromised, then your whole system is compromised, and the compromised ones become your weakest links. The weakest link fits well with attackers’ mindset which …

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Cleaning our feeds index

When we have started we collected feeds indiscriminately where feeds includes blogs, splogs, news feeds, bloggers' comment feeds, small aggregators' feeds, search engines results feeds as well as link farms who discovered RSS as a convenient way to multiply their distribution. Recently we have decided to focus on bloggers only (as a blog search engine …

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Incoming links search on Strategicboard

Hi All, We have added incoming links search on Strategicboard. Click on the cross icon at the end of the search result title to see incoming links to the post. You can subscribe to rss/opml of the incoming links in order to track your post on the blogosphere. Also you can show incoming links in …

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Strategicboard supports podcasters!

Hi All, We have added full podcast support through Strategicboard. Now you can search for podcasters, see most important podcasts, find fresh podcasts as well as subscribe to rss and opml feeds of podcasters. Check it out! Dudu

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