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Stateless Systems (Business Wire) - 27 October 2009

Stateless Systems Announces New Features for

Social News Mashup from the Creators of and Now Offers Users a Range of Tools for Creating a Personalized Social News Portal logoMELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stateless Systems, a web development company and creator of, the Twitter trends visualization application, and, the most popular online destination for coupons, today announced several new features for social news mashup adoption has grown rapidly since launch and the powerful new customization and visualization tools have been developed in response to user demand.

Previously, aggregated and visualized news headlines for the most popular stories on digg, reddit,, hackernews and yahoo buzz. The new features now enable users to create their own distinct portal and share it with friends. Users can customize the news they see by adding or removing news sources and assigning relative importance to each news source. Users can also choose from a variety of visualizations rather than relying on the standard look. From a usability perspective, when multiple articles mention the same URL, they will now be combined and given more emphasis on the page.

Additionally, developers can now use to create their own visualizations and mashups. By providing the download of’s master feed in popular formats like RSS, XML and JSON, the creators of are encouraging developers to leverage the feed on their own blogs and websites.

“We love to take feedback from our users and use it to constantly improve our sites,” said Guy King, co-founder of Stateless Systems. “Customization features were in high demand from users and we’re happy to deliver. Now, if you hate one publication, take it out; if you love news from another site, amp it up. We wanted to make it so that you spend more time reading the news you want to read, rather than clicking around to find something that’s interesting to you.”

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About Stateless Systems

Stateless Systems is a Melbourne-based web development company founded by Guy King and Bevan Clark in 2007. The company’s roster of leading web properties includes,,,,,,, CushyCMS and More than 14 million people visit Stateless Systems websites each month. is a registered domain of Stateless Systems. All other domains, names and trademarks mentioned herein are property of their respective owners.


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