Google Reader Shutting Down: Alternative Readers to the Rescue

RSS devotees around the world collectively shared a loud gasp when Google announced in a blog post that it would be putting Google Reader out to pasture: We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users … Read more

Is Feedburner Going Away?

With Google clamping down on Feedburner API’s that left many widgets and services showing 0 subscribers a new notification about Google pulling AdSense for feeds has gone out to AdSense customers. So is the writing on the wall that Feedburner which we know was consumed by Google may be on the chopping block in the future like Google did for Friend Connect and other services. I actually remember talking with a company that used to … Read more