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Facebook working on a mobile news app called "Reader"

Facebook is developing a newspaper platform for mobile devices. Formally called Reader, the service will act as a news aggregator that pulls together a multitude of stories coming from fellow Facebook users, as well as established publishers.

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…

Google to shut down Reader and more as part of spring cleaning

Less is more at Google this year as the search giant has announced plans to retire more services in the latest wave of spring cleaning. Paramount among them is Google Reader, the company’s web-based program that allows users to subscribe…

Weekend tech reading: Google's lost social network

Last October, while hundreds of protesters were encamped in Zuccotti Park, a handful of people occupied a glass building in downtown Washington, D.C. Wearing sheepish grins and business-casual attire, the 99% they were not; one demonstrator said he worked for Grover Norquist...