If you like news and click on it in your Facebook feed, get ready for more.
A new Twitter experiment called “Event Parrot” will send you breaking news from around the world, via direct message.
Oftentimes when you see a tweet on Twitter or see a tweet as part of news coverage, there’s something missing. That something is context. Twitter has addressed this with its new “related headlines” feature.
Flud built social news reader applications for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. The company will close down as of August 8th 2013.
Swell’s mobile app delivers an audio stream of up-to-date, curated news and information, and learns from your preferences to make personalized recommendations.
Who says RSS is dead?
While others might see tech companies as competing with the media, Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo doesn’t see things that way.
Google Glass owners now have a news aggregation app. Straight from Glass, they can flag content for later, “like” and “dislike,” or listen to an entire article.
As other print publications struggle to maintain great, expensive content in an age of changing economics and reader habits, it’s heartening to watch an older institution gamely try new things.
Track180 launched its iPad app today to provide an easier way for people to consume information about global issues and current events.
Stepping even further into the media fray, LinkedIn announced today that it has acquired the popular news reader app Pulse.
Yahoo has acquired Summly, a startup that has developed technology to automatically summarize news articles for mobile sites, the company announced this morning.
Either there are very different people on Twitter than the average Jane Q. Everywoman, or we tend to say very different things in public than we do in private.
Google and news publishers in Germany are going to have more problems before this all gets figured out, and this recent legislation is a complete waste of time.
Thirst Labs’ latest app is like a personalized newspaper.
Like one part Siri and one part morning news update, a new app called Winston could change the way you consume news online.
The Knight Foundation names the winners of the Knight News Challenge: Mobile.
Launch.it, a New York City-based startup that has built a platform for managing and distributing news, has been tapped to power the onslaught of news coming from startups at the Consumer Electronics Show next month.
Production of the Daily’s iPad app will cease on December 15, 2012, though News Corp says its brand will “live on” in other properties.
“The day I woke up and Reddit was working on its own was just the most incredible feeling,” Huffman says.
YouTube has become a massive news destination, YouTube chief executive Salar Kamangar said in his acceptance speech, with 7000 hours of news-related footage uploaded every single day.
Editor’s Pick Summly, available to download for free, reduces full-blown articles into snippets, making it easier to skim the news on a mobile device.
Circa has released a new mobile app for news. And — hallelujah — it is most definitely not just another copycat attempt to cash in on the path that Flipboard and Pulse paved.
How many tablet users are also reading non-digital newspapers and magazines? The answer will definitely surprise you.
Taptu, creator of mobile apps that let you “DJ” your news, has been acquired by RSS advertising firm Mediafed, the companies announced today.
Do you find yourself reading about Kim Kardashian but only sharing articles from the Harvard Business review? You are not alone.
Through fundraising auction site Goodwillion, Hacker Dojo’s community has banded together to offer an eclectic selection of rewards, services, and meetings.
Facebook Stories launched yesterday and my reaction was a kind of “meh.” But today I think I completely missed the point. In the fresh light of a new dawn, I think it’s nothing less than the future of news.
News.me is a service from the New York-based innovation lab betaworks that filters users’ Twitter and Facebook streams to deliver them the most interesting stories they might have missed. It started out on the iPad only, but today it is launching on the iPhone with some new features.
Once the heir apparent to Rupert Murdoch’s throne, James Murdoch is stepping down from his role as executive chairman at News International, following the hacking scandals that continue to provoke investigations and arrests in Great Britain.
[vimeo 36993522 w=640 h=376] And now, it’s time for a few tasteful jokes (and at least one tasteless one) about the week’s tech headlines.
[vimeo 36575210 w=640 h=376] Skyrim is awesome; Pinterest users need to calm the hell down; and Facebook users need to stay away from the gun cabinet.
A new Pew Research Center study shows that the behavior of tablet owners is changing significantly when it comes to consuming news, for good and bad.