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"Everything I need to know (that's "news") I learned from my News Aggregator"

Microsoft has an example of creating a news aggregator in C# at:
"Building a Desktop News Aggregator"
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnexxml/html/xml02172003.asp

Based on Really Simple Syndication (RSS), an XML format for generating exerpts of news items and publishing them for subscribers to ping, download, process and present.

Commercial/third-party news aggregators:
More lists here: http://blogspace.com/rss/readers

-- Ted Roche
New feed from MDSN: http://msdn.microsoft.com/rss.xml
Explanation of RSS, How You Can Use it, and Finding RSS Feeds: http://www.faganfinder.com/search/rss.shtml
Publish and Syndicate Your News to the Web: http://gils.utah.gov/rss/
RSS Tools and Specs: http://blogspace.com/rss/specs
-- Alex Feldstein
Don't forget Google news, its just a web page, so there's no configuration required (which can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on how much control you want), but you get powerful search features like you'd expect from them. -- Mike Helland
Contributors: Ted Roche Mike Helland Alex Feldstein Cindy Winegarden
( Topic last updated: 2003.05.09 07:24:40 PM )