Guest Post If FeedBurner goes the way of Reader, who will step up as the equivalent of Feedly and reap the windfall? Alternatives such as FeedBlitz, FeedCat, Feedity, and FeedPress are waiting in the wings.
VentureBeat has a new RSS feed. Here’s the URL you need — and a bunch of others, if you’d like a smaller, more focused selection of each day’s news.
Digg, the Betaworks-backed social news-reading site, has finally launched an app for Android. The best part? It includes Digg Reader, a popular Google Reader replacement.
Feedly, one of the best alternatives to the now-defunct Google Reader, has made its Pro version available for anyone who wants to use it.
Flud built social news reader applications for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. The company will close down as of August 8th 2013.
Google Reader’s last day is July 1, which means you have less than a day to download your subscriptions and find an alternative. Here are three steps to help you out now.
Adobe, Digg, everyone’s developing RSS readers in anticipation of Google Reader dying next week. But HootSuite’s looks like it could actually be useful, especially for social media managers.
In the three months since Google announced it was shutting down Reader, Feedly has tripled its userbase from four million to 12 million. In other words, Google killing its RSS platform has been a truly wonderful thing for Feedly.
Who says RSS is dead?
Guest Post The name RSS has been dead for a while, but newsreaders are still thriving.
Google has taught us all a valuable lesson: Don’t trust in web services too much. Everything changes, and what you’re relying on today could be gone tomorrow.
RSS application Feedly has added more than 500,000 new users in a matter of days following Google’s decision to kill Google Reader.
Google Reader is dead, but custom news magazine Zite hopes to help fill its place.
So Google is shutting down Google Reader and the Twitterati are up in arms. What’s a old-fashioned RSS-loving web geek to do? Find an alternative, of course.
Google is shutting down Google Reader on July 1. Are you as sad as we are?
Guest Post The death of a prominent 26-year-old Internet pioneer and activist has an especially tragic dimension for other 20-somethings.
Aaron Swartz, the co-creator of RSS 1.0, web.py, and a prominent Internet activist, has committed suicide.
Taptu, creator of mobile apps that let you “DJ” your news, has been acquired by RSS advertising firm Mediafed, the companies announced today.
Newsblur, a social newsreader that helps you find relevant news and features in the mass of digital content, has released its iPad app.
Today, Google is bringing Google+ social features into Google Reader.
News reading service Feedly is showing off just how useful HTML5 can be for creating powerful cross-platform applications today with the launch of Feedly Mobile 2.0 for the iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets.
Despite continued questions over its legality, the hot iPad social magazine Flipboard shows no signs of slowing down. The company announced the latest update to its app last night, bringing with it support for Google Reader, Flickr, live previews and more.
Trailmeme is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
Have you ever opened your RSS reader and felt like you’re gazing into the abyss at the gazillion unread items? Have you felt the guilty satisfaction of using the “Mark all as read” option? If so, Summify, a startup based in Vancouver, Canada, might be the answer to your prayers.
BlogRadio is one of 20 promising startups included in the MobileBeat 2010 Startup Competition, and is in the running for one of two coveted Tesla Awards.
I’m pleased to introduce a brand new way to stay on top of all the innovation that VentureBeat covers. Today we’re announcing the launch of 4 new weekly email newsletters: VentureBeat Week in Review, MobileBeat Week in Review, GamesBeat Pulse and GreenBeat Week in Review.
There aren’t any screenshots to show you yet, but blog posts are about to become as instantly findable as Twitter and Facebook updates. Blog-hosting site WordPress.com turned on a new feature today that makes it possible to search its customers’ most recent posts within seconds after they are published, much as Twitter does with members’ tweets. For bloggers, who’ve been feeling left behind by the fast-growing popularity of Twitter, it’s a chance to leap to the front of online chatter again.
People subscribing to the RSS feeds of VentureBeat or other blogs are no more likely to click back to the original site if they are reading “partial” feeds than if they are reading “full” feeds.