A cool list of Tech News Websites and the Blogs I follow

For many techies who asked me where to get good tech news everyday, here is my answer. "This article is all about the list of websites and blogs you must follow to keep yourself updated on the latest happenings in technology".

Usually, the websites provide the latest happenings in the form of news content and the blogs help you to learn/understand a specific technology or a topic.
Below is a list of around 20 good websites I visit for technology news. (Covers news on Social Media, Inventions, Happenings, Announcements, Hacks and General). Make a habit of opening few of them at least once a day and read the headlines at least. I have not categorized as mostly all are worth reading and mostly talk everything in common.
  1. http://www.cnet.com/
  2. http://mashable.com/
  3. http://www.techcrunch.com
  4. http://www.redmondpie.com/
  5. http://www.theregister.co.uk/
  6. http://www.wired.com/
  7. http://www.techrepublic.com/
  8. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/
  9. http://www.smashingmagazine.com/
  10. http://www.boingboing.net/
  11. http://www.lifehacker.com
  12. http://pcworld.com
  13. http://www.arstechnica.com
  14. http://www.engadget.com
  15. http://www.gizmodo.com/
  16. http://www.bgr.com
  17. http://www.informationweek.com/
  18. http://gigaom.com/
  19. http://www.geek.com/
  20. http://www.webpronews.com/
  21. http://www.readwriteweb.com/
  22. http://venturebeat.com/
As I work on the Web & Microsoft Technologies (In the .Net Stack), I keep an eye only on blogs which talks about my interests. Some of them are from well-known great authors and some from my friends who are experts in a technology. I know there are 100’s of great blogs. I have listed only the ones I follow. Please post few more links if you think they are good to go in the list below. I shall add them with a big thanks to you :)
  1. http://www.hanselman.com/ (Microsoft Technologies , General Tech & Tools)
  2. http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/ (Microsoft Technologies like ASP.Net, IIS, Silverlight & General)
  3. http://odetocode.com/Blogs/scott/ (.Net & Client side)
  4. www.4guysfromrolla.com/blogs/aspnet.aspx (ASP.net)
  5. http://dotnetkicks.com/default.aspx (.Net)
  6. http://weblogs.asp.net/shijuvarghese/default.aspx (Azure & Cloud)
  7. http://amazedsaint.com/ (C#, Silverlight & .Net)
  8. http://www.dotnet247.com (.Net)
  9. http://dotnetcurry.com
  10. http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_phone/b/wpdev/  (Windows Phone)

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