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Techmeme Launches Section For Tracking Major Upcoming Events


Technology news aggregation service Techmeme redesigned their website late last month and today they have added a new section for tracking major upcoming events. “Just as Techmeme filters the most newsworthy stories in technology, today we begin filtering the industry’s most newsworthy events by including a new section,” stated Techmeme founder Gabe Rivera.
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New Techmeme Is Easier On The Eyes


I have spent a countless number of hours visiting Techmeme.com. The website was recently overhauled with a new design and makes reading more pleasant. Techmeme followed the footsteps of Google News by removing the hideous underlines on the links. Now Techmeme is not as ugly as The Drudge Report said Techmeme founder Gabe Rivera pointed out on a blog post. Other changes include adding Sponsor Posts above the fold and sidebar navigation being moved to the top of the page. Eventually these design changes will be applied to Techmeme sister sites like Mediagazer.

Techmeme’s Top 25 Stories Outlines How Crazy 2011 Was In Tech


Techmeme is the best technology news aggregator website that exists today. Founder Gabe Rivera wrote a blog post that contains the links about what the top 25 stories on Techmeme were this year based on how much the blogosphere reacted to that specific topic. The larger the response, the larger the cluster of related stories on Techmeme. The size of the cluster is how Rivera discovered what the top 25 stories were. Unsurprisingly, the top three stories are about Steve Jobs passing away, the launch of the iPhone 4S/iOS 5/iCloud, and Steve Jobs resigning from the CEO position. This is followed by a letter from Steve Ballmer and Stephen Elop and Facebook’s Timeline launch. Check out the screenshot of the top 25 stories below:
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Techmeme Should Be Compared To Google News, Not Huffington Post


Simon Dumenco, a writer for AdAge.com wrote an article about what it is like to get “used and abused by the Huffington Post.” Simon called both Techmeme and the Huffington Post aggregators of original content.
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The Top 50 Stories On Techmeme In 2010


Techmeme founder Gabe Rivera has announced the top 50 stories of 2010 on the technology news aggregation website.  It does not surprise me that Gizmodo took the lead with the leak of the new iPhone.  Below is the top 50 list:
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Techmeme Team Launches Mediagazer, A Must-Read News Aggregation System


The team behind Techmeme has launched a new website called Mediagazer. Essentially Mediagazer is a website that will aggregate news articles regarding some of the latest trends in the world. What Techmeme is for tech, Mediagazer will be for mainstream news. Sponsors in Mediagazer include Seesmic, WordPress (Automattic), Tynt Insight, Smash Summit, and Zemanta. Techmeme was founded by Gabe Rivera. [MediaGazer Blog]