Reader joins the ranks of Google's shuttered projects on Monday. In memory of the much loved, but little used, RSS reader, here's a look back at some Google products that have been phased out, sunsetted, and just plain shut down.
commentary These days, virtually every Google service must either integrate with Google+ or be supplanted by it. At least three services -- all growing out of acquisitions -- may be caught in the crosshairs.
The popular RSS reader has been powered down, but there are still a few weeks to stop by and grab your stuff.
Today, Google's RSS reader is kaput. Maybe most don't notice, maybe some are relieved not to have another box with 396,955,428 unread items. But the loss casts a shadow over a stalwart contingent.
The Web giant announces plans to shutter Google Buzz, a previous social-networking attempt that went wanting for users, in the next few weeks.
Company's experiments reach their end. Some will live on, though, supported by volunteers or just kept running without future development.
Twitter and Jaiku may not be as famous as some other companies we've covered in the past, but these two 'miniblogging' sites sure are fun! Veronica Belmont picks her favorite.
As it cuts costs and head count, Yahoo is also shutting down a number of social-media services that have fallen out of use or never made the company much money.
The search giant says the real-time collaboration tool saw less use than the company had hoped. The company will aim to use technology in other products.
Search giant beefs up social-networking business by purchasing mobile social-networking firm based in Helsinki, Finland.