SOURCE: NewsGator Technologies

April 11, 2006 09:30 ET

Newsweek.com Launches My Newsweek RSS Aggregator Powered by NewsGator

Leading Web News Magazine Enhances Online Experience with Personalized RSS Feeds

DENVER, CO and NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 11, 2006 -- NewsGator Technologies, Inc., the leading RSS Platform Company, and Newsweek.com, one of the world's premier news and information sites, announced today the launch of the My Newsweek RSS News & Information reader. The launch is part of Newsweek's ongoing commitment to provide its readers both outstanding content and an innovative and compelling online experience. The NewsGator-powered reader enables consumers to customize and personalize how they access their news and information, all within the trusted Newsweek.com brand.

Through a powerful and intuitive interface, users are able to aggregate Newsweek.com content, as well as content and feeds from other news organizations and blogs. In addition, they can easily search, subscribe-to, rate, read, and save the information that is relevant to them. Visitors will also benefit from Newsweek's editorial expertise through Recommended feeds and Editor's Choice clippings. Please visit http://headlines.newsweek.com/NGWhiteLabel/Sites/NWk/reader.aspx?feedid=406450&cnt=4 to try out this free new service.

"Adding RSS aggregation to Newsweek.com brings a new dimension of customization to our site," said Kevin Stuart, audience development manager of Newsweek.com. "The NewsGator Hosted Solution allowed us to customize the offering based on criteria that was important to us, and gives us great flexibility to rapidly augment, modify, or edit the content we make available to our users."

"Media consumers are demanding customization, immediacy, and multi-channel access from content providers," said J.B. Holston, president and CEO of NewsGator. "My Newsweek is a prime example of how media companies can satisfy those demands by leveraging RSS to enrich their readers' online experience."

Customize Your News Site -- Rapidly

NewsGator Hosted Solution provides out-of-the-box functionality for online publishers who want to build a customized RSS aggregator into their sites (only a minimal amount of HTML and CSS code is required by the publisher). Furthermore, the software is hosted at NewsGator so there is no need to install or manage servers and other infrastructure.

NGHS is one of four offerings in the company's suite of Private Label programs. Also included are NewsGator Private Label Desktop Reader, the NewsGator Private Label API, and NewsGator Consulting Services. Detailed information about the suite of NewsGator Private Label products is available at http://www.newsgator.com/PrivateLabel.aspx.

About NewsGator Technologies, Inc.

NewsGator Technologies is the worlds leading RSS platform company. Headquartered in Denver, CO, NewsGator develops and markets RSS aggregation solutions for individual end users, enterprises, and online content providers. Using NewsGator products and solutions, users can subscribe to news, information, podcasts and other relevant content more efficiently and effectively than traditional channels. With NewsGator users have access to RSS information via the Web, Microsoft Outlook, mobile devices, and Windows as well as Mac-based desktop clients. All NewsGator products synchronize seamlessly, enabling users to read their RSS feeds anywhere, anytime with any device. For more information, visit www.newsgator.com.

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