Mentioned in a Patent for RSS Readers

No idea how I came across this but someone mentioned my blog postings in a patent.

[0005] The news aggregator runs on the client machine and regularly check the RSS files of a number of web sites that the user is interested in. When a new item is available, the software notifies the user, in much the same way as a user is notified when a new email comes in. Examples of such software applications are RSSBandit ( and SharpReader ( Software is available to run on some mobile phones to take advantage of Internet connectivity on the mobile phone. An example of such software is found at A web page that discusses implementing news aggregator software on a Blackberry-type device is found at Commercially available news aggregators include feedburner ( and mReader (

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