What is RSS?
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is an XML-based format for distributing and aggregating Web content (such as news headlines).
Using RSS, Web content providers can easily create and disseminate feeds of data that include, for example, news links, headlines, and summaries.
What kind of content does Retail Technology Review syndicate via RSS?
Retail Technology Review is now offering the following news feeds from the last 30 days in the RSS format. The feeds are free of charge to use. If you require support with this or want to know how to run our headlines on your website please use our feedback form.
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Technology channels are news and research broken down by their technology sectors. Vertical channels are news and research broken down into vertical markets. It's the same news but just different ways of disseminating it.
How can I use RSS?
Typical applications for consuming or using RSS include:
- Using a program known as a News Aggregator to collect, update and display RSS feeds
- Incorporating RSS feeds into weblogs and web sites
News Aggregators (also called news readers) will download and display RSS feeds for you. A number of free and commercial News Aggregators are available for download. Popular news readers include AmphetaDesk, NetNewsWire, and Radio Userland.
Another way many people use RSS feeds is by incorporating content into weblogs, or "blogs". Blogs are web pages comprised of usually short, frequently updated items and web links. Blogging as a publishing tool is used for many purposes: traditional journalism, personal journals, group discussions around a topic, and many combinations in-between.