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HOT! First Web Signals Push Services Released – NYTimes, Accuweather, Reuters, Fox News, CBC, & Thumbplay

nytimes While browsing the website I came across the first released Web Signals we told you about before. These Web Signals are essentially push alerts pushed by certain websites to your BlackBerry when you subscribe.

So far we have:

  • Bits Blog Notifier – Learn about news & analysis as it happens with Bits Blog Notifier. With news & analysis on the tech industry through the day from NY Times writers & freelancers.
  • – Get free constantly updated forecasts pushed to your BlackBerry smartphone. View radar, 10-day & hourly forecasts & severe weather alerts.
  • Reuters News Web Signals – Get breaking news with Reuters Web Signals on your BlackBerry smartphone. As news breaks, the Reuters icon changes & sends you to the story.
  • FOX News Alert – Be the first to know when news breaks. Download FOX News Alert & get instant alerts to breaking news directly on your BlackBerry Smartphone®.
  • CBC – Receive the day’s top headlines and breaking news with the innovative CBC web signal for BlackBerry smartphones
  • Thumbplay Web Signal – Get content releases from Thumbplay. The Thumbplay icon sends you to BlackBerry compatible content like music, ringtones, games, videos & more.

You can check them out from your PC or BlackBerry at:

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  1. Can anyone actually subscribe to the Accuweather Web Signal. I am getting a page error when I try to subscribe.

  2. Yeah that one times out for me to

  3. How do you UNSUBSCRIBE from a Web Signals feed?

  4. Wow that was quick Rory. 🙂 Honestly I have no clue but I assume there is a way…

  5. I want to unsubcribe. I hooked up with one last week and I hate it. I thought upgradeing my OS would get rid of it but NSL.

  6. Tried Accuweather websignal…put in my zip, saw the weather, closed out, no icon or anything… No icon after restart or batterypull. Might take up to 24 hours to show up.

  7. To unsubscribe visit select the Web Signals link and subscribe to another signal. Once you’ve subscribed click the Subscriptions List link. Select the signals you want to unsubscribe from and you’re done.


    to unsubscribe from everything u subscribed too….and this have been in service for ever I dunno why RIM is touting them as new, their just for the most part browser configs…think of “Weather” and “Stocks” on the Bold OS…they just created new ones and slapped a new moniker on them.

  9. @BBtrapped,

    They will start at the same time you subscribed…tomorrow.

  10. @Bla1ze..

    That’s what I figured.

  11. I can’t get rid of this stupid indecison 2008 its not even funny and its getting annoying it like every 10 minutes it pops up with another lame joke.

  12. I fail to see what is so “new” or “hot” about web signals? WeatherEye has done what these do forever; how is this new?

  13. Just thinking of the NY Communist Times makes me want to run to the porcelean throne and give a heave 🙁

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