Feeds

Feedly now home to 500,000 Reader refugees

Offers guide to being 'less pretty and more functional' just like Google

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

RSS reader Feedly says Google's decision to drop its Reader service saw 500,000 people migrate to its services in 48 hours.

In the inevitable blog post, Feedly says “To keep the service up, we 10x our bandwidth and added new servers”, and has declared the following three items its “main priorities over the next 30 days”:

  1. To keep the service up
  2. Listen to new users for suggestions and
  3. Add features weekly.

Items one and three might, to some, appear mutually exclusive.

In acting on item two, Feedly hints Google Reader refugees don't always like Feedly's Flipbook-and-Pinterest-influenced look, as it has seen fit to offer a guide explaining “how to make Feedly less pretty and more functional" so it looks just like Reader.

Debate about Reader played out with decreased ferocity over the weekend, but there's still plenty of fun stuff going on, not least this “Google Graveyard” at which one can leave a flower for a dearly-missed Google product. Even pointless Wikipedia-wannabe Knol has a couple of thousand blooms rotting on its virtual grave.

It's surely only a matter of time before this whole incident sparks a raft of “What To Do When Your Mature Startup Experiences Sudden Hyper-Growth” and “When It's Okay For Your Startup To Turn Imitator ” stories. Either that or “How Cloud Can Help You Take Advantage of Competitors' Stumbles.” All of which are sorely needed. ®

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Whitepapers

Driving business with continuous operational intelligence
Introducing an innovative approach offered by ExtraHop for producing continuous operational intelligence.
Why CIOs should rethink endpoint data protection in the age of mobility
Assessing trends in data protection, specifically with respect to mobile devices, BYOD, and remote employees.
Getting started with customer-focused identity management
Learn why identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth, and how without it there is no way to identify and engage customers in a meaningful way.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Simplify SSL certificate management across the enterprise
Simple steps to take control of SSL across the enterprise, and recommendations for a management platform for full visibility and single-point of control for these Certificates.