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Last Call: Google Reader Dies Monday, Here Are The Best Alternatives

Google feels RSS is no longer as important as it used to considering how the average internet user receives his fix of interesting links and news via social networks -- most of the time not through their social network, though.

But for millions of professionals that need that constant stream of information from manually selected sources, RSS is a big deal. Journalists, bloggers, programmers, researchers, students, tech savvy people, among others, fall into this group. It's a niche product, but still a big niche. Here are what we consider the best drop-in replacements for Google Reader today.

Digg's Google Reader clone launching in beta on June 26

Digg has been working at warp-speed over the past 90 days on a Google Reader replacement following the announcement that Google was shutting down their RSS reader this summer. To that end, the five-person Digg team has announced that a…

Facebook may be working on a Google Reader replacement

Google’s announcement to shut down Google Reader earlier this year was met with a public outcry from fans across the globe. Several tech companies have stepped forward to reveal plans to build their own reader in Google’s absence but as…

Digg is building their own version of Google Reader

Google’s announcement to ditch Reader took a number of faithful users by surprise yesterday including the team over at Digg. But rather than scour the web for a suitable replacement, the once-thriving social news website has decided to build their…

Digg is almost dead, tech team hired by The Washington Post

Multiple sources are reporting that the Washington Post has hired Digg’s technology team from the once-thriving social news site. The new staffers will be tasked with maintaining the publisher’s Personal Post project and Social Reader app on Facebook while the…