AideRSS Launches PostRank 2.0

by Varun Mathur | Startups

Waterloo-based AideRSS today launched a significantly enhanced version of (we covered the initial launch of PostRank back in July '08 over here). The AideRSS service has also been re-branded under PostRank. Some of the new features include:

  • Keyword filtering (eg - only display stories with keyword 'iPhone')
  • Custom content channels (create channels of feeds on similar topics)
  • Engagement analysis in action (a discovery engine for finding great new sites).
  • Full API access, both on the site and right from within Firefox through an extension. For eg, it can enable you to view the top posts of a site at a glance.

Ilya Grigorik, AideRSS' Co-founder and Chief Architect, said the following in a brief conversation: "I'm really excited about all the new features, as I think it takes RSS customization to the next level." Check out the following demo video, and you just might agree with him :)


PostRank Inc.
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Based in Waterloo, Ontario, PostRank is a world-class technology company that monitors and collects social engagement events with online content in real-time across the web. PostRank gathers where and when stories generate comments, bookmarks, tweets, and other forms of interaction from a host of social hubs. Publishers and people interested in their content can then use PostRank analysis to... more

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Varun Mathur

Varun Mathur

Varun Mathur is the Techvibes Community Manager in Toronto, focused on covering local tech startups, news and events. He is also a Co-founder and Product Manager at Zytran, a Toronto-based web startup which developed and launched - a personal news aggregator (Alertle's version 1.0 got widespread global coverage, with reviews written about it in various tech blogs and in over a dozen... more

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