Tag: google reader

Why Google really killed Reader, it wants to kill RSS

This isn’t an issue of “openness”, per se — Twitter, for instance, has very good

The sad, surprising story of Google Reader.

It was later that year when a Google colleague challenged Wetherell to construct an Atom

RIP Google Listen

Google Listen was the android app I used to listen to podcasts on my phone.

RIP RSS delivery of Google Alerts

Wow, I guess I should have seen this coming but I still don’t get it. Google killed Google Reader but it also killed RSS delivery of Google Alerts. Hello, Google? What is the logic behind this short of just trying to kill RSS? Here’s what I saw in Feedly this morning: When I got to Google Alerts […]

Google’s Google problem

The Economist has yet another wonderful article about the larger issues surrounding Google shutting down Reader:

Google Reader being shuttered for privacy-compliance concerns, report says

I’m vaguely understanding this but I would love to actually have some details on exactly what privacy “issues”… Google said earlier this month it would close its Reader service because of low usage, but a report says the company also killed the RSS platform because it did not want to commit a full staff to […]

Google Reader ain’t gonna be saved

Sign all the petitions you want, I’m getting the feeling Google’s pretty serious about this one.

Yep, no one used Google Reader

I was just pointed toward The Old Reader as a possible Google Reader replacement. Although

It’s Not Just Reader – Google Kills Its RSS Subscription Browser Extension, Too

Has Google got it out for RSS? Oh Google. Thought we wouldn’t notice that you’re trying

Why RSS still matters

Dude, yes, that’s an RSS pillow on a chair in my office. I love RSS