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."
"Aww, if you make me cry anymore, you'll fog up my helmet."
-- "Visionaries" cartoon