Josh Marshall of the political blog network Talking Points Memo says that he has pulled his site’s feeds from both Google Currents and Flipboard because he says he sees these services as “scams against publishers”
RSS reader Feedly, which is already providing the backend for about 50 other RSS apps and services like Reeder, IFTTT and Newsify, announced Wednesday that it’s opening up its API to all developers. Feedly says that the goal as it built its API was to work with a lot of different types of apps — “readers, vertical enterprise apps, dashboards, integration hubs, vertical communities” — and “we are looking forward to seeing applications and services that those of us at feedly could never have imagined.”
The RSS app Reeder is finally back on iPad. It was down for a couple of months after Google Reader’s demise. If you paid for it once before, though, you’ll have to pay again for the new version.
RSS reader Feedly made its premium product, Feedly Pro, available to everyone on Monday. It costs $5 a month or $45 a year and offers a few perks like search and Evernote integration.
Feedly now offers a paid service with added features. But is it the right choice for users? Here’s what you get for your money.
In many ways, Google’s shutdown of its RSS reader is just a small part of a larger move away from open web standards and towards closed, proprietary platforms that are easier to control and monetize.
July 1 has come and gone, and so has Google Reader. Our post-mortem.
Feedly has been adding servers and changing its data architecture — including a move from MySQL to HBase — as more users come aboard and ask the company to start managing many more RSS feeds.
The iOS RSS app Reeder is working to get ready for Google Reader’s death, but updated apps that work with services like Feedly and Feedbin won’t be ready by July 1.
Want to see what Digg’s RSS reader will look like when it comes in beta form next week? The company released a few more details and photos of the news reader for desktop and mobile.