Webware Radar: Alltop launches personal pages

Also: Sorenson Media is expanding its operation, KlickSports launches a head-to-head bracket challenge, and Apture raises $4.1 million in funding.

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RSS repository Alltop announced that it has launched a new feature called MyAlltop that allows users to create a custom page to which they can add the feeds they care about.

The widgets can be viewed on that single page and shared with others. In order to create a MyAlltop page, visitors will be required to register for the site. Once they do, they can click an icon next to the feed to add it to their page. The feature is available now.

Sorenson Media, a company that provides encoding and compression applications on video that will be streamed over the Internet, announced on Tuesday that it has expanded its operation into San Diego, Calif. and it plans on increasing its workforce. The company's new San Diego office will be the hub of its operations, and it wants to triple the size of its staff within one year.

KlickSports, a provider of sports-based prediction games, announced that its College Basketball Championship Challenge game is now open. Users will be able to play one game against another user in each region in the first round and then continue to play one regional game in each round until the tournament ends. Users are able to play online and on mobile phones through automated text messages, and KlickSports will award the top players with prizes throughout the series.

Apture, a company that develops context-based pop-ups for Web publishers, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $4.1 million in Series A funding in a round that was led by Clearstone Venture Partners. According to the company, it plans to use the funding to expand its operations and help pay for expenses.