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RSS Feeds Help

How to use RSS feeds
RSS Feed

What is RSS?
How can I receive RSS feeds from
How do I subscribe to RSS feeds?
How do I get a News Reader?
Terms of Use

RSS (Real Simple Syndication) is a service that allows you to choose content you like from a Web site and have it delivered directly to you as updates become available. So instead of continually visiting each Web site to find new content, RSS feeds provide specific content you are interested in delivered directly to your news reader or populated into your personal portal (such as My Yahoo).

How can I receive RSS feeds from
RSS feeds are a free subscription service on The first step in using this technology is to choose and install a news reader. There are two types of news readers: those that are closely integrated with Mozilla-compatible browsers (i.e., Firefox, Opera and Safari), and those that can be downloaded as client applications and run on your computer. Both browser-based or software-based news readers allow you to subscribe to RSS feeds of your choice.

How do I subscribe to RSS feeds?
You can subscribe to several different types of content on (for example, press releases, white papers, success stories, news). As with other Web sites, availability of RSS feeds is indicated via an RSS button RSS Feed within pages enabled for this technology.

If you click on the RSS orange button you can subscribe by
1. Dragging the URL of the RSS feed into your news reader, or
2. Cutting & pasting the same URL into a new feed in your news reader.

My Yahoo! users:
1. Click on the "Add to My Yahoo!" button.
2. Follow the instructions for adding the feed to your My Yahoo! page.
As new content is published on and added to those pages, it will also populate your RSS news reader automatically with links that can point you to the full article on the site.

How do I get a news reader?
There are several different news readers available. New versions appear all the time.
Note that different news readers work on different operating systems. Take this into account when you make your choice.


Newz Crawler

Mac OS X



My Yahoo!

Google also provides a directory of other news readers

Terms of Use
Please note that by accessing RSS feeds, you agree to our terms of use.

RSS (really simple syndication) service is a means by which offers newly published content in XML format ("RSS Content") to visitors who use RSS aggregators. These Terms of Use govern your use of the RSS service. The use of the RSS service is also subject to the terms and conditions of the Terms of Use Agreement located at, which governs the use of's Web sites, information services and content. These Terms of Use and the Terms of Use Agreement may be changed by Sybase at any time without notice.

Use of RSS Feeds:
RSS is a free service offered by Sybase for non-commercial use. Any other uses of the RSS feeds, including without limitation the incorporation of advertising into or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted towards the RSS Content, are strictly prohibited. You must use the RSS feeds as provided by Sybase, and you may not edit or modify the text, content or links supplied by Sybase. For Web posting, reprint, transcript or licensing requests for material, please send your request to

Link to Content Pages:
The RSS service may be used only with those platforms from which a functional link is made available that, when accessed, takes the viewer directly to the display of the full article on the Sybase Web site. You may not display the RSS Content in a manner that does not permit successful linking to, redirection to or delivery of the applicable Web site page. You may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the RSS link and the applicable Sybase site Web page.

Sybase retains all ownership and other rights in the RSS Content, and any and all Sybase logos and trademarks used in connection with the RSS Service. You must provide attribution to the appropriate Sybase Web site in connection with your use of the RSS feeds.

Right to Discontinue Feeds:
Sybase reserves the right to discontinue providing any or all of the RSS feeds at any time and to require you to cease displaying, distributing or otherwise using any or all of the RSS feeds for any reason including, without limitation, your violation of any provision of these Terms of Use. Sybase assumes no liability for any of your activities in connection with the RSS feeds or for your use of the RSS feeds in connection with any Web sites where you may insert those feeds.


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