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Google Kills Currents, Sends Users To Google Play Newsstand

Google Kills Currents, Sends Users To Google Play Newsstand

By Chris Crum February 20, 2014

Google continues to shift its users of various news consumption products to different ones. Google famously killed Google Reader last year in a bold and controversial move (that many would probably still question) that sent users to various other RSS …

Retrieve Your Google Reader Data Until July 15 Retrieve Your Google Reader Data Until July 15
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If you’re a Google Reader user, you know that the service officially went offline yesterday, July 1st. We knew it was coming – Google gave us nearly 4 months of warning. But when Reader finally stopped receiving updates, well, it …

Yep, Google Just Killed RSS Alerts Too Yep, Google Just Killed RSS Alerts Too
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Monday marked the official end of Google Reader. The announcement back in March seems like an eternity ago, and many of us have long since moved on to alternatives for our RSS news consumption habits. Google took its war on …

A Look At The Ghosts Of Google's Graveyard A Look At The Ghosts Of Google's Graveyard
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Google launches a whole lot of products and features. Just about every single day it announces something, and quite often it’s more than one thing. It’s not a huge surprise that Google kills some of these things from time to …

HootSuite Brings RSS Into Product With Syndicator HootSuite Brings RSS Into Product With Syndicator
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You can add HootSuite to the list of Google Reader alternatives popping up ahead of Google’s shut down of Google Reader on July 1st. The company just announced the launch of HootSuite Syndicator, an app that brings RSS into the …

Digg Reader Rolls Out Today, iOS App Coming Tomorrow Digg Reader Rolls Out Today, iOS App Coming Tomorrow
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As announced, today, June 26th, Digg is beginning to roll out their new Digg Reader in beta. The first invites have already gone out to their survey participants that gave them guidance on what kind of reader to build over …

Feedly Launches Standalone Web Version Feedly Launches Standalone Web Version
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Earlier this week, Feedly began pointing users to a message about its migration to the Feedly Cloud, as it stops depending on Google Reader. Users were advised to make sure they have the most up-to-date versions. More on all of …

Digg Reader Beta Launching June 26th, Will Be Free Digg Reader Beta Launching June 26th, Will Be Free

Digg Reader, Digg’s RSS reader replacement for Google Reader, has been in the works for the past three months – really ever since Google announced that they’d be shutting down their own reader on July 1st. With the date fast …

Feedly Issues Update About Google Reader Migration Feedly Issues Update About Google Reader Migration

Last week, news came out that Feedly had become self-reliant, as in no longer relying on Google Reader to function. The following message appeared on the app page in the App Store: “Now powered by the feedly cloud. Let’s all …

Could Facebook Be Working on an RSS Reader? Could Facebook Be Working on an RSS Reader?

Developer Tom Waddington, who has a history of finding stuff buried in Facebook’s code, has found something there that makes him believe that Facebook may be looking to throw its hat in the Google Reader replacement ring. Is Facebook working …

Feedly No Longer Relies On Google Reader Feedly No Longer Relies On Google Reader

Feedly, one of the news readers hoping to become your replacement for Google Reader, is apparently now self-reliant. In the “what’s new” section on Feedly’s App Store page, it says, “Now powered by the feedly cloud. Let’s all wish a …

How News360 Wants To Replace Your Google Reader How News360 Wants To Replace Your Google Reader
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Google Reader is almost officially dead. Just a few more short weeks, and it will be gone forever (it goes away on July 1st, in case you needed a reminder). Since Google broke users’ hearts back in March, announcing the …

Google Elaborates on Reasons Behind Reader Shutdown Google Elaborates on Reasons Behind Reader Shutdown
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Check your calendars, folks. The beheading of Google Reader is less than a month away. On July 1st, the popular (but not popular enough) RSS reader will close forever. If you weren’t aware of this, Google will remind you the …

Feedly Discusses Upcoming Features Feedly Discusses Upcoming Features

Google Reader users who haven’t moved on to alternatives will soon have to face reality. Google Reader will be no more in less than a month. Feedly, an early favorite (to some) to fill the void, provided users with an …

Bloglovin' Launches Android, iPad Apps Bloglovin' Launches Android, iPad Apps

Bloglovin’, one of the many news reader apps that would like to get some of Google Reader’s users on board as the service dies, has launched new apps for iPad and Android. Previously, it was only available on mobile via …

Twitter Now Lets You Keep 1,000 Lists Twitter Now Lets You Keep 1,000 Lists

Google Reader users have one month left to use the service that they’ve loved for years, and then it will vanish like so many Google products before it. Companies have been rushing to provide adequate replacements, and have them ready …

Digg Reader Will Not Be a Standalone App Digg Reader Will Not Be a Standalone App

Digg’s new RSS reader will be out in about a month – but it won’t be a standalone app. Instead, Digg’s new reader will simply be a part of Digg. Speaking at Internet Week New York, Digg CEO Andrew McLaughlin …