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2013-07-03 23:01:47

Google Reader, the RSS feed service that was introduced in 2005 has been officially shut down by Google. Post-announcement, users are aggressively hunting for alternatives, which are at par with Google Reader standards. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 1st July 2013, marked the last day of one of the most popular products from Google i.e. Google Reader. The RSS news reader introduced in 2005 was discontinued by Google, which left its loyal users worried and looking out for alternatives....

2013-06-27 23:21:55

In a new blog post, strategic marketing innovation consultant Barbara Ling discusses the paid traffic impact regarding Google Reader's demise. Holmdel, NJ (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Internet behemoth Google announced months ago that Google Reader will officially retire on 7/1/13. This news has resulted in several online contenders scrambling to grab this customer acquisition opportunity, from AOL's announcement of the Beta AOL Reader to Digg's attempt to climb onto the same...

Facebook Mobile News Reader
2013-06-24 11:08:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The Wall Street Journal wrote this weekend that Facebook is planning to release a mobile news reader in the vein of Flipboard or Zite. This new project is expected to drive even more mobile traffic towards Facebook as well as generate more ad revenue for the social behemoth. The new app is being referred to internally simply as “Reader” and could one day be available for iPad and iPhone. Earlier this year Google announced...

AOL App Will Take Over Where Google Reader Leaves Off
2013-06-24 11:15:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online In less than a week, Google’s popular and long-loved Reader RSS aggregation service will finally be terminated. Though much of Google’s competition rushed to fill the space left by Reader when the news was first announced in March, two stories emerged last weekend about Reader-like alternatives from other tech giants: Facebook and AOL. The latter of the two released a service called “AOL Reader” in beta today, inviting...

Facebook Announcing New Product This Week
2013-06-17 04:41:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to several rumors, Facebook could be announcing a new RSS reader during a press event on Thursday. The social network sent out invitations for a press event on July 20 to announce a "new product," according to tech blogging site Mashable. "A small team has been working on a big idea," the invitation said. "Join us for coffee and learn about a new product." The postcard invitation features a simple font and a ring shape...

2013-06-11 23:20:07

Devin Dixon at Unbiasly.com discusses how the loss of Google Reader has lead to exciting innovations such as Ping Me to be created that offers new ways of consuming the news. Ping Me usage has doubled tracking the events around Whistle-Blower Edward Snowden. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 When Google announced they would be doing away with Google Reader, an uproar arose from all corners of the online community. Without Reader, many wondered how they would now organize their favorite RSS...

2013-05-21 23:28:45

Kaeria EURL has just released Erudito, an RSS news reader iPad App developed specifically for the consumer of massive amounts of news. The App practical grid presentation elegantly holds lots of news titles to limit endless flipping and scrolling trough pages and pages of news titles. Its magic toolbar allows to jump rapidly from one custom category or feed to another - http://www.erudito-app.com/. Paris, France (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Erudito is an RSS news aggregator iPad App developed...

Google Reader Gets Axed
2013-03-14 10:01:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last night, amidst the chatter about the New Pope and SXSW happenings, Google quietly announced that they would be “sunsetting” one of their more popular free services. “Sunsetting,” of course, is corporate-speak for kill, and on July 1, 2013 the Mountain View multinational will mercilessly kill its Google Reader. The company made the announcement as the fifth item on a list of other services that few...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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