Lots of sites nowadays don’t offer RSS (what’s RSS?) or other news feeds. Getting an RSS feed for an RSS-less site sucks. That’s because the majority of feed creating services rely on web crawlers or web scrapers. Web crawlers/scrapers vary in quality. Some function on specific kinds of sites but not others. Of the many kinds of products out there, Kimono offers the most amount of versatility but with a fair amount of complexity, relative to services like Page2RSS.
It may be the 2nd step in the cosying up of Google with Twitter. Users can now view tweets from various accounts & hashtags right on their desktops using Google search. So, for eg, key in whatsnewonthenet Twitter & 1 gets to see all that this Website has tweeted.
Reports: The Next Web, Phys.org, BetaNews, Slashgear