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June 29, 2013, 1:10 PM

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Mihai Parparita / persistent.info:
Getting ALL your data out of Google Reader  —  There remain only a few days until Google Reader shuts down.  Besides the emotions1 and the practicalities of finding a replacement2, I've also been pondering the data loss aspects.  As a bit of a digital pack rat, the idea of not being able …
Barry Schwartz / Marketing Land:
The Big Comparison Of Google Reader RSS Feed Alternatives  —  Google Reader is turning off their feed on July 1st and by now many of you have already switched to a new RSS reader - but for those of you who have yet to make the jump, keep reading.  We wanted to give you a concise chart explaining …
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / The Verge:
Digg Reader open to the public with web and iOS apps  —  It's later than Betaworks promised, but Digg Reader has finally opened up to the public and the service is integrated into Digg's iOS app too.  Digg's hotly-anticipated RSS reader has been in beta for about a week, after a development period of about three months.
Josh Centers / TidBITS:
The State of Google Reader Replacements  —  With Google Reader shutting down on 1 July 2013, Josh Centers takes a look at the alternatives that have sprung up to replace it.  We report on the best of the lot, and which third-party RSS clients will still be viable after the shutdown.
Wall Street Journal:
Apple Finds It Difficult to Divorce Samsung  —  Apple is finding that breaking up with Samsung is hard to do.  For evidence, look no further than Apple's effort to find a company other than ferocious rival Samsung Electronics Co. to make the sophisticated chip brains used in Apple's iPads and iPhones.
Naval / Startup Boy:
A Venture SLA  —  There is an opportunity for a new VC Firm to brand itself.  Recent brands in Venture Capital arose from transparency and founder-friendliness.  YCombinator gives new, young, technical talent an entry into Silicon Valley.  500 Startups does it globally.  Fred Wilson blogs the business.
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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Yahoo To Sunset AltaVista, Axis, RSS Alerts, and Nine Other Products, Some As Soon As Today  —  Yahoo under Marissa Mayer is taking a page from her old employer, Google, and sunsetting 12 products, with some starting as soon as today.  Included are AltaVista and other search products …

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