Feedster, the San Francisco search engine of feeds from blogs and other news sources, has at last gotten venture backing — though we’re not sure how much. The investor, the Omidyar Network, is known to support socially good causes and for investing relatively small amounts, but this space is interesting enough — including for VCs — that we shouldn’t conclude Feedster is becoming a philanthropy effort just yet.


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