Welcome to personews


UPDATE RSS feeds for Elsevier's ScienceDirect are now available. View Elsevier RSS feeds.

We can produce RSS files for those sites that do not have their own RSS feeds.


Personews is a free web service providing easy RSS feeds monitoring along with more advanced features such as:

  • Monitoring feeds for a specific topic or a set of topics.
  • Automatic filtering per fead or per topic using sophisticated machine learning algorithms.
  • E-Mail notification about feed & topic updates.
  • Currently monitoring 1925 feeds and 95 user topics.
  • Advanced Search.
  • Support for every known feed type (RSS 0.9 RSS 0.91, RSS 1.0, RSS 2.0, Atom 1.0).
  • XHTML standards compliant web interface.
  • New Ajax interface for faster and better browsing.

Personews is Information Technology oriented and is currently monitoring a wide variety of technology sites as well as IT companies, blogs and research institutes.




Personews was presented on the 5th International Conference on Ontologies, DataBases and Applications of Semantics (ODBASE 2006), Montpellier, France, Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2006.

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This work is co-sponsored by:

  • the European Union (European Social Fund - ESF) - 75%
  • National Resources (Hellenic Ministry of Development - General Secretariat of Research and Technology) - 25%
  • the Private Sector
through a PENED program under Measure 8.3 (Action 8.3.1) of the European Programme "Competitiveness" (EPAN) - 3rd E.U. Framework Programme
© Evangelos Banos 2006