Google Reader is out and a cursory check of the service indicates Bloglines may be facing stiff competition. I use Bloglines a lot. When I arrive at the office, it’s the second site I open after checking my GMail. Google Reader, however, appears to be a better personal newsfeed portal. It uses Ajax and that says much. I’m transferring all my news and blog feeds to Google Reader. For a tour of its services, click here.