We’re just a few days passed the stinging loss of Google Reader, which the company shut down despite an internet-wide outcry, so what better time to look back at everything that’s gotten the axe over the years.
Larry Kim created this neat little infographic, showing everything from the recent shutdown of Google Reader to things like Jaiku, which is a microblogging service with posts like haiku.…Read More »
After almost 15 years in existence, Microsoft’s TechNet service is going to be tired at the end of next month. The company has announced that new subscriptions and renewals on the service will cease on August 31.
TechNet has been a valuable resource for IT professionals over the years, granting early access to Microsoft’s desktop and server software along with multiple activation keys, for an annual fee.…Read More »
If you woke up and tried heading on over to your good old Google Reader, you might have been disappointed that it’s no longer there. But that’s because it’s passed July 1st silly, and Google Reader is officially dead.
Besides reminding everyone that they’re doing this despite its loyal user base, Google has also given users that haven’t gotten around to downloading their data from Reader a firm deadline after which “all subscription data will be permanently, and irrevocably deleted.” Couldn’t get any clearer than that, I think.…Read More »
In an announcement reiterating the company’s interest on focusing on fewer products, Yahoo has announced that a number of services will be going away in the following weeks. The most notable is probably AltaVista, a search engine which some of you might remember from back in the day. …Read More »