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  • 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

  • Lockerz’s Pivot Continues As It Sells AddToAny, A Link Sharing Tool, Back To Its Founder

    Lockerz’s Pivot Continues As It Sells AddToAny, A Link Sharing Tool, Back To Its Founder

    Lockerz, the social commerce and photo sharing network that has been busy working on a new fashion site called Ador, has taken one more step to streamline its operations: it is offloading social sharing platform AddToAny back to Pat Diven, the man who boostrapped and sold the startup to Lockerz almost exactly two years ago. Read More

  • Flipboard Users’ Google Reader Feeds Missing, Transition Taking Longer Than Expected [Update]

    Flipboard Users’ Google Reader Feeds Missing, Transition Taking Longer Than Expected [Update]

    Flipboard users counting on the social magazine to retain their Google Reader subscriptions after the service’s shutdown last night are waking up today to a bit of disappointment. Though Flipboard had promised earlier that those who signed into Google Reader in their Flipboard would be able to continue to enjoy their subscriptions after Reader’s closing, apparently, that’s… Read More

  • You Can’t Quit, Google Reader, Because I Already Fired You

    You Can’t Quit, Google Reader, Because I Already Fired You

    Google Reader is dying come Monday, and the whole Internet is sad. I’m not sad. I won’t miss it at all. I used to use Google Reader a lot, as in every day, and it was once a key component of my arsenal of work tools, too. Reader was the pulse of the Internet, my way of staying up to date with everything that happened while I was waking or sleeping. In tech news, having a resources… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Interdependance Day

    Gillmor Gang: Interdependence Day

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — marvel at the mutually assured creation of a partnership between Larry Ellison’s Oracle and Marc Benioff’s Salesforce.com. Few would have predicted such a stunning partnership just a few years ago, but the crescendoing intersection of cloud, social, and mobile has borne… Read More

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