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  • Gillmor Gang: The Whole Truth

    Gillmor Gang: The Whole Truth

    The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include the new Microsoft and its Outlook reboot, the Gang on Women in Tech, why XML, RSS, and Notifications change everything, and why @kevinmarks disagrees. Shortly after this recording, Robert Scoble announced a health-focused hiatus. We wish him success. Read More

  • Personalized News-Reading App Pipes Now Smartly Summarizes Articles, Without The Help Of Editors

    Personalized News-Reading App Pipes Now Smartly Summarizes Articles, Without The Help Of Editors

    A personalized news reading app, Pipes, is now offering summaries of news stories to save mobile readers time while trying to catch up on-the-go. This is a big shift for the app, which launched earlier this year to offer a more mainstream-friendly way of consuming news and other topical information from a variety of sources, without having to understand the technicalities of using RSS or… Read More

  • The Best News-Reading App, Reeder 2, Returns To Mac

    The Best News-Reading App, Reeder 2, Returns To Mac

    For all five of us who still prefer managing our own news-reading experience through a dedicated RSS reader application, there’s good news out today: One of the best news readers on the market, Reeder 2, has finally returned to the Mac. The Mac application had been unavailable for nearly a year, following the shutdown of Google Reader, because it was built on top of the search… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Bluetooth Nipple Rings

    Gillmor Gang: Bluetooth Nipple Rings

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Doc Searls, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — demonstrate once again a complete disregard for the trending topics of the week. Instead, we talk bodyware, iBeam fashion design, the things that are still dead, and a healthy component of digital dish disguised as news. Excerpt from the live chat stream: Most people think they use tech… Read More

  • Feedly, Now Powering 50 RSS-Based Applications, Opens API To All Developers

    Feedly, Now Powering 50 RSS-Based Applications, Opens API To All Developers

    Feedly, a service making claims to the RSS reader throne Google abandoned by shutting down Google Reader, announced today that it’s now opening up its API to all interested developers building RSS-based applications. This is a notable step toward Feedly’s goal of not just being another feed-reading application itself, but rather a platform which will allow an app ecosystem to thrive. Read More

  • Digg (And Digg Reader) Arrive On Android

    Digg (And Digg Reader) Arrive On Android

    Digg, the Betaworks-incubated social news service and new home to Google Reader replacement Digg Reader, has just arrived on Android, the company announced today. Included in this release are all the stories you would find on the Digg.com homepage, Digg Reader, as well as integrations with over a half dozen other services including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+ and more. Read More

  • Google Reader Alternative Feedly Sells Out Of Newly Launched Pro Accounts, More Arriving This Fall

    Google Reader Alternative Feedly Sells Out Of Newly Launched Pro Accounts, More Arriving This Fall

    Barely a day after Google Reader replacement Feedly began offering a paid version of its service, the company has sold out of the limited number of premium accounts it was making available. Feedly co-founders Edwin Khodabakchian and Cyril Moutran, say they had introduced 5,000 Pro accounts over the weekend in order to test an early version of the company’s premium product, which… Read More

  • Digg Reader Adds Top Requested Features, But Still A Long Way From Replacing Google Reader

    Digg Reader Adds Top Requested Features, But Still A Long Way From Replacing Google Reader

    Digg Reader, the Betaworks-backed alternative to the now dead Google Reader, is making progress in becoming a more solidified platform for serious feed reading. Shortly after its launch a couple of weeks ago, it switched on the ability to display unread counts for feeds and folders, and last night, it added two more of users’ top requested features, the ability to view “only… Read More

  • Feedspot Offers A Solid Google Reader Replacement With Built-In Search And Social Sharing

    Feedspot Offers A Solid Google Reader Replacement With Built-In Search And Social Sharing

    Feedspot, the online RSS reader which jumped into action last summer following the removal of social features from Google Reader, is again stepping up to the plate in the wake of the Google Reader demise. The startup, now with another year of development work under its belt, not only offers a solid Google Reader replacement for the desktop, it’s also one of the few to include the ability… Read More

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