It’s Been a Year and a Day Since Google Reader Shutdown. Has Anything Changed?

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Almost 15 months have passed since Google announced that they were shuttering Google Reader, and yesterday marked the one year anniversary of its demise. Mashable was the first to notice the anniversary, and they inspired me to look back and see just how much has changed. I for one am still reading RSS feeds in much ...

Feedly Hit with a DDoS Attack, Extortion Demands

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If you've been having trouble accessing your Feedly account today, I wouldn't blame the startup. Feedly announced around 5am eastern time this morning that they are under a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack as part of an extortion attempt: "Criminals are attacking feedly with a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS). The attacker is trying to extort ...

The Old Reader Adds Speed Reading Tech from Spritz

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Spritz has been wowing many bloggers and pundits with glimpses at their new take on an established speed reading technology, but it wasn't until today that anyone could make real use of it. The Old Reader announced on their blog on Thursday that they had added a new reading option. This news reader service has partnered ...