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Google Alerts Diamond in the Rough coming to Google+ to deliver Technology News
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Google Alerts Diamond in the Rough coming to Google+ to deliver Technology News

Yes, I can now stop parsing CNET, Digital Trends, Forbes, GigaOM on Twitter for the latest Technology News. I’ve just rediscovered Google Alerts, a apparently long forgotten Internet tool that allows you to track your favourite thing as its published online. Look on it as the equivalent of signing up for RSS Feeds in Mozilla Thunderbird as described in Portable Email Clients for USB Drives makes Sending Email Safe and Mobile or even Google Reader, but able to scan the Google Search Provider instead of just a select set of News sources. I’m still not quite sold on it though, as an article published in Forbes by writer Kashmir Hill seems to suggest it’s not working properly. So I’ve decided to give it a whirl, especially after I realized that artiste Katy Perry used Google Alerts to keep t...