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Montana Flynn
In a shocking announcement Google has announced the end of Google Reader and its associated unofficial Google API after 8 years. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested in RSS alternatives can export their data, including their subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the course of the next four months. You can certainly appreciate the reasoning, it apparently wasn’t a popular product and drained valuable resources that could be used on products that actually turn a profit. Still many people are grieving the loss of a beloved service, while others believe with Google out…
Augusto Marietti
These are some highly recommended books for startups Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/awK9vK Hi there! I have compiled a list of blogs which Mashapers read regularly. Apart from Hacker News which has become my daily drug, we go through every blog mentioned below at least once a week 🙂 Hacker News Hacker News was created by the Y-Combinator team, and acts more like a moderated hacker voice. It has become my daily morning read, and first source of information to discover what’s happening out there. TechCrunch Founded by Michael Arrington in 2005, TechCrunch has quickly become the standard for tech startups news.…
Augusto Marietti
Goodbye Google ChinaImage credit: https://flic.kr/p/7KFhLu Reproduced from the Official Google Blog on the shutting down of Google.cn Like many other well-known organizations, we face cyber attacks of varying degrees on a regular basis. In mid-December, we detected a highly sophisticated and targeted attack on our corporate infrastructure originating from China that resulted in the theft of intellectual property from Google. However, it soon became clear that what at first appeared to be solely a security incident—albeit a significant one—was something quite different. First, this attack was not just on Google. As part of our investigation we have discovered that at…
Augusto Marietti
The rumors about Google’s redesign are true, and you can try out the new Google Search with a very simple method. 1. Go to Google.com. 2. Paste in the search bar this code below: javascript:void(document.cookie=”PREF=ID=20b6e4c2f44943bb:U=4bf292d46faad806:TM=1249677602:LM=1257919388:S=odm0Ys-53ZueXfZG;path=/; domain=.google.com”); 3. Click on “Google Search” button 4. Here we go! You are in the new Google! Enjoy 😉…