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News360 takes news aggregation beyond mobile and onto the desktop

Using the same technology which powers the company’s revamped mobile app which launched last July, the web app is able to index and analyze some 250,000 articles from 100,000 different global sources and present the “best version of a story” based on things such as the author’s expertise and the level of detail. The web app also has a unified home feed, lets user mute sources (supposedly a request from News360 users) and even drilldown into favorite topics by selecting what particular subjects you’re not interested in. A further advantage for existing News360 users is that they can sync their account from their mobile apps to the web [...]
avatarby Tab TimesSeptember 13, 20130 comments

Pulse takes on Flipboard, signs content deal with the Wall Street Journal

Announcing the new via a blog post, Pulse maker Alphonso Labs confirmed that the Pulse apps will contain a new ‘premium sources’ service, which will enable Pulse readers to subscribe to certain sections of the Wall Street Journal through their Pulse smartphone or tablet apps. Packages for the WSJ start at under a dollar a month, with the $0.99 WSJ Water Cooler section providing a small selection of editors’ pick across a number of different sections. Political and government news is available in the form of the WSJ Political Report for $3.99 a month, while the WSJ Technology Digest offers up tech news and gadget reviews for the same price. This news [...]
avatarby Tab TimesJune 26, 20120 comments
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