Gillmor Gang: ZoomHouse

I use Feedly to work my way through each day’s stream of politics, tech and media stories. Today, I am greeted with a picture of something called Feedly Cloud and the following message: Schedule

Google revives RSS

Chrome, at least in its experimental Canary version on Android (and only for users in the U.S.), is getting an interesting update in the coming weeks that brings back RSS, the once-popular format for

Cloudflare DNS goes down, taking a large piece of the internet with it

Many major websites and services were unreachable for a period Friday afternoon due to issues at Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS service. The outage seems to have started at about 2:15 Pacific time and

Apple removes two RSS feed readers from China App Store

It looks like Apple is scouring its Chinese App Store for any remaining services that may not sit well with Chinese censors. Two RSS reader apps, Reeder and Fiery Feeds, said this week that their iOS

Gillmor Gang: Leave Quietly

It turns out the most important decision made was not the vote to choose (and remove) in the election but Twitter’s permanent banning of the former president from the social network. Suddenly th

Feedly’s reader app now caters to knowledge workers with launch of boards, notes & annotations

Following the death of Google Reader several years ago, there was a brief renewed interest in alternative RSS readers – news readers that let you track updates from blogs or other websites in a

Hulu adds a dark mode on the web

Rejoice, dark mode fans. Hulu is joining YouTube and YouTube TV as the streaming video service to embrace a dark theme – something that gives video sites a more cinematic look and feel (as N

RIP Google Music, one of the company’s last examples of generosity

Google Music is dead, and with it one of the few remaining connections I have to the company that doesn’t feel like a gun to my head. The service, now merged haphazardly with YouTube Music, reca

COVID-19 made our tech addiction worse: It’s time to do something about it 

Governments are no more likely to help manage unhealthy tech consumption than consumption of sugar or illegal drugs. We need to take control.

YouTube’s dark theme has started gradually rolling out to Android

A dark theme option for YouTube users on Android is in the early stages of rolling out to end users, Google confirmed to TechCrunch, following a number of reports and sightings of the dark mode showin

YouTube’s mobile app gets a dark mode

YouTube’s mobile app is getting a dark mode. The company announced this morning its dark theme, first introduced on its desktop site last year, is launching today on the YouTube iOS app and arri

Product Hunt launches no-spam tech news digest app Sip

“We didn’t want to create another app thirsty for attention” writes Product Hunt CEO Ryan Hoover. So instead of a constant stream of fresh stories and alerts, Product Hunt today is r

Progressive VCs and private equity are using tech and analytics to revolutionize investing

Private equity and venture capital investors are copying our counterparts in the hedge fund world: we’re trying to automate more of our job.

Feedly’s News Reader Gets Business-Friendly With “Shared Collections,” Team Collaboration Features

Before Google decided that its online news reading application Google Reader was too nerdy and niche to warrant its further attention, a small but devoted community of consummate news gatherers were a

Cronycle raises $2.6m for its ‘news-meets-collaboration’ platform

You’re an analyst or business person who needs to constantly monitor important topics relevant to your sector and constantly switching between multiple apps, news sources, social media and platforms

How Facebook stole the news business

Big news outlets stupidly sold their soul to Facebook. Desperate for the referral traffic Facebook dangled, they spent the past few years jumping through its hoops only to be cut out of the equation.

Corgi For Feedly Puts News Right On Your Android Phone’s Lock Screen

There are a growing number of startups taking advantage of Android's flexibility to deliver content directly to the smartphone's lock screen, enabling things like alerts, ads, and even messaging - wit

Publishers dodged a bullet in their war with Facebook

James G. Brooks, Jr Contributor James G. Brooks, Jr. is the founder and chief executive of the social video distribution company GlassView. More posts by this contributor Facebook needs accountability

Apple’s App Store search is completely broken right now

Apple’s App Store search is experiencing significant issues this morning, which, if allowed to continue for a longer period of time, could end up impacting app developers’ sales. The probl

Feedly, Evernote And Others Become Latest Victims Of DDoS Attacks

Who have the DDoS attackers not hit, is the question? This morning, RSS reader and feed-syncing platform Feedly is being hit by a distributed denial-of-service attack, where again the criminals are at
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