Why Google Reader Really Got the Axe

“As a culture we have moved into a realm where consumption of news is a near-constant process” says Richard Gingras, Senior Director, News & Social Products at Google.  “Users with smartphones and tablets are consuming news in bits and bites throughout the course of the day – replacing the old standard behaviors of news consumption over breakfast along with a leisurely read at the end of the day.”   Well, I am still wondering what I will do when it’s gone next month, but here is the article on Wired that tells a new story about why…..