from the so-long-farewell-auf-weidersehen-goodbye dept.
Edgewood_Dirk writes "According to the official blog, Google Reader is being retired on July 1st, 2013. The main reasoning seems to be its decline in usage over the last few years. Users and developers will be able to retrieve their RSS data using Google Takeout."
"We want to create puppets that pull their own strings."
-- Ann Marion
"Would this make them Marionettes?"
-- Jeff Daiell