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When Google announced back in March that it'd be shutting down its popular Reader aggregation service, I freaked out. I had been a Reader user for a number of years, clinging to it thanks to its simplicity and reliability; I knew that finding a suitable alternative wasn't going to be easy. After a mad scramble, testing out a variety of other options, I settled on Feedly. The folks at Feedly welcomed Reader exiles with open arms, and it seemed like the service was only going to get better. While the design of the service was quite good, there were a couple of things that drove me bonkers. The inability... Read more...
Now that Google Reader is shutting down (as of July 1st), the users who depended on the service need somewhere to go. Digg is reportedly scrambling to launch its own RSS news reader service to scoop up adrift users, but another site is already cashing in big time. Feedly says that as of Friday, more than half a million Google Reader users have already switched to its service; we’d guess that number has climbed substantially in the two days hence. According to its blog, Feedly has been anticipating the demise of Google Reader for some time and has built a clone of the Google Reader API running... Read more...