Aggregator



a person or thing that .
Digital Technology. a Web-based or installed application that aggregates related, frequently updated content from various Internet sources and consolidates it in one place for viewing:
an automated news aggregator.
Compare (def 23), .
a company that negotiates the purchase of public-utility services on behalf of a group of customers but does not sell the services:
an electric power aggregator.
Contemporary Examples

The Daily Beast started as an aggregator with some original reporting as a side dish.
The Daily Beast Turns 2! Tina Brown October 4, 2010

noun
a business organization that collates the details of an individual’s financial affairs so that the information can be presented on a single website
a firm that brings together a large group of consumers on whose behalf it negotiates reduced rates for good or services, esp in the energy sector
a web application that draws together syndicated content from various online sources and displays it in a single location for the user’s convenience
networking
A program for watching for new content at user-specified RSS feeds.
An example is BottomFeeder.
(http://directory.google.com/Top/Reference/Libraries/Library_and_Information_Science/Technical_Services/Cataloguing/Metadata/RDF/Applications/RSS/News_Readers/).
(2003-09-29)

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