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A method and system to aggregate information based on personal interest Disclosure Number: IPCOM000240623D
Publication Date: 2015-Feb-13
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This article provides a way to aggregate information by web browser quickly and easily based on personal interest

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A method and system to aggregate information based on personal interest

Sometimes, the information we have interest is split in multiple web sites, such as the top 10 topics in the forum, financial channel or the house price trend in protal web sit. In order to read all these information, we need to open different web sites one by one which is not very convenient. This article provides a method and system to aggregate all these information together in one page by drag and drop. The final page looks as below:

All these work can be done by extending existing web browser without any other tools' support.

Known solutions:

1. There are manyAPPs provide capabilities to subscribe the information by category


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  2. Widgets, portalet which are the components of the page, and can be assembled by end use. Drawbacks of known solutions:

  1. Additional development work is needed to provide the feed of these information 2. Back-end system or framework is needed to support widgets or portalet
The core idea of this article is to extend the capability of web browser to support aggregate information from multiple web sites. It can be done by steps listed below:

1. Change the web site to be in editable model in the web browser, so that user can choose the area it has interest by dragging the mouse.

2. Use context menu to send this web page fragment information to local registry, the local registry records the key information to identify this fragment from the source page. Such as the URL of the source web page, the position of this fragment etc.

3. Open a new blank web page in the browser, drag and drop one or more fragments from the registry to this page.

4. Save this new blank web page with fragments as local URL to...