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WorldNews – addictive global newscasts pushed to your browser

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WorldNews is a new and rather addictive global news delivery service which automatically pushes news headlines from the major wire services to your browser using Microsoft’s Silverlight tech. It’s not real time, there’s a 2 hour lag for some reason, but apart from that it’s a really interesting experiment in how to make news more accessible to the web crowd.

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If they could integrate this with a Twitter news feed it could be a really valuable tool. For now it’s a little limited in the headlines that are featured, but it’s a promising start all right. One to watch.

 WorldNews: tells you what is happening in the world now Point out real-time news in the whole world. With 40 languages, you can learn news through any language. Keep the page, news will automatically update.

Nigel is the managing editor of the Red Ferret, as well as a freelance columnist for the Sunday Times newspaper in London. Loves tech and fancies himself as a bit of a futurist, but then don’t we all?

Nigel – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


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