Which five web services provide trending topics in technology? Not only news but news which is verifiably trending throughout the Internet, analogous to Facebook trending topics but specifically for technology.
best place is makeuseof.com
Thanks. But Please note that q implies webpages in addition to MUO
Google Trends sort of allows you to follow tech trends. Although, I think setting up an RSS reader with feeds from different news sites is probably a more accurate way to keep a handle on things.
Thanks. RSS feeds generally provide newest topics but not necessarly trending topics. Please note the subtle difference between new and trending
Absolutely understood. I just find with RSS feeds, in addition to Google Trends and Twitter Trends, I can get a good feel on what the overall trend is in the tech areas of interest to me. Excellent question by the way.
Thanks. It is because of your sincerity and you opening your heart to this topic , that you find this question excellent
This list contains Techmeme, Slashdot, and Hacker News, all of which fit the bill - http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-websites-cool-computer-geeks-reside/
You can also use Twitter to get a feel for trending topics, which this article should help you with - http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/12-websites-show-hottest-twitter-topics/
Thanks. You have nicely covered MUO with additional pages