After more than eight years, Google decided enough was enough. No-one was using it, so there's no point keeping the shutters open.
Once upon-a-time, it was a pretty good idea, giving users the chance to have personalized, real-time information at their fingertips. However, thanks to social media and phone apps, the desktop service was no longer required.
Those still using iGoogle were given 16 months to completely readjust their lives with out it (and export any data and all that boring stuff) and then, without any fanfare, without final warning, Google brought the axe down this week.
Wave, Reader and now iGoogle; up in that Sinclair C5 shaped coffin in the sky.