If you want to fill a personal home page with dozens of individualized newsfeeds and tools, Netvibes does a cleaner job than rival services from bigger brand names.
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Netvibes is a single-page aggregation service that lets users create their own customizable start pages.
Start-ups from Stirr: 30 Boxes, ClickFacts, DevjaVu, ZapTix, SpyMedia, and NetVibes
Netvibes gets its own experimental labs section that doubles as a place for users to give the service feedback on widgets they want.
Netvibes gets new widget layouts and support for OpenSocial and Facebook Connect, giving users an easy way to customize and share content.
In today's round-up, Netvibes adds new features to improve the design of its service, and the NYTimes.com hires celebrities to help turn things around.
Jolicloud will reportedly be released next year as a Linux-based operating system for Netbooks.
Some small stories from today, rounded up.
As the founder and chief executive of the Paris-based widget start-up steps aside, Chief Operating Officer Freddy Mini prepares to take his place.