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