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Google closes the book on Reader, announces July 1 sunset

Google closes the book on Reader, announces July 1 sunset

The beloved service, which has suffered increasing neglect as the popularity of RSS declined, is going away From: Yahoo The day long feared by fans of Google Reader has come: the service will shut down, the company said. “We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on [...]

Google Maps: Is the iPhone version actually better than Android?

Google Maps: Is the iPhone version actually better than Android?

From: CNNMoney Google Maps is good, much better than Apple Maps. We all know that. But in his write-up of the new app, New York Times reviewer David Pogue said that even Google thought its new design was superior to the same app on Android. Maybe that unnamed Google employee was just playing a sales-and-marketing role, talking the [...]

Google, Microsoft, Facebook And Others Launch Web Platform Docs, A Web Standards Documentation Site

Google, Microsoft, Facebook And Others Launch Web Platform Docs, A Web Standards Documentation Site

A number of leading browser vendors and other tech companies, including Microsoft, Google, Apple, Adobe, Facebook, HP, Nokia, Mozilla, Opera and the W3C, just announced the launch of the Web Platform Docs project at WebPlatform.org. The project aims to create “a new, authoritative open web standards documentation site,”says Opera Software. The wiki-like site, says Opera, wants to ensure that developers can [...]