Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Embrace, extend, extinguish: How Google crushed and abandoned the RSS industry | ZDNet

Most of the commentary I've read so far about the loss of Google Reader has been about its use as an RSS client. But that's a red herring. The real victims were companies that had planned in 2005 and 2006 to build RSS sync engines. Google stomped them out of business like Godzilla sweeping through Tokyo.

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