goes down the Google News path

Blog directory has relaunched as a Google News style service.

The new, described as a “news portal for the rest of us” offers a hand-picked selection (yes, manual, I queried this to be sure) of compelling stories and organizes them by relevant categories including tech, business, entertainment, sports, politics, etc.

The blog directory isn’t going away, even if the front of looks different. The company is also offering automatic matching and recommendations of new blogs through an a strategic alliance with MatchMine.