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Google, destroyer of ecosystems

An interesting take on the shut down of Google Reader and its effects on bloggers by Aldo Cortesi. Google destroyed the RSS feed reader ecosystem with a subsidized product, stifling its competitors and killing innovation. It then neglected Google Reader itself for years, after it had effectively become the only player. Today it […]

Google Reader Alternatives

Google’s recent announcement that it will be shutting down Google Reader on July 1 is causing just a bit of consternation for its devoted users. I have never been a big user of Google Reader (although it did act as the backbone for the feed reader I used on iOS). Most of my […]

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