San Francisco, CA, and Scottsdale, AZ, February 14, 2005 – Feedster, Inc., a rapidly growing Internet search engine that leverages the massive adoption of RSS and XML to provide timely, meaningful search for web service developers and consumers, announced today that Onfolio, an independent software company committed to making PC users who rely on Internet research for their profession more productive, has joined its Developer Network with the introduction of Onfolio 2.0 at Demo@15. With Onfolio 2.0, users can create and monitor Feedster searches directly within Onfolio as part of the overall RSS reading and web information management capabilities of the product.
RSS feeds are becoming an increasingly important source for research data, information gathering and business intelligence. For up-to-date news and the latest research findings, researchers and business professionals are increasingly turning to RSS readers for timely and relevant content and to Feedster for searching RSS feeds and web logs. The integration of Onfolio 2.0 and Feedster provides improved Internet researching capabilities to these audiences that track information in real time.
“Feedster’s mission to allow organizations and individuals to harness the rich quality of information available in today’s RSS universe complements Onfolio’s mission to provide a complete solution for collecting, organizing and sharing research conducted online,” said JJ Allaire, CEO of Onfolio. “The integration of the two products arms professionals with extensive tools for tapping into the flow of information coming from blogs, journals and traditional news sources, and then putting that information to use in their work. We plan to continue our development efforts with Feedster through further integration in later releases.”
Designed for business, professional and academic research, Onfolio 2.0 is a complete solution for reading RSS news feeds, collecting and organizing online content and publishing to email, weblogs and websites. Built into the browser, this productivity tool speeds up the process of discovering relevant information quickly, organizing it for future use and sharing it with clients, colleagues, students, and others.
“Developer use of Feedster’s RSS interfaces and innovative use of its search applications are accelerating adoption of RSS as a meaningful business tool,” said Scott Rafer, CEO of Feedster. “Onfolio 2.0 provides tools for professionals whose job it is to track online information in real time. This is a great example of a tool designed to improve the productivity of business users that takes advantage of Feedster's web services.”
Onfolio, Inc. is an independent software company committed to empowering Internet users with tools for collecting, organizing and sharing information online. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Onfolio was founded by a group of experienced professionals from top software firms in New England including Macromedia, Allaire, Silverstream and Akamai. The company’s products enable Internet users to easily manage Web information. For more information, please visit www.onfolio.com.