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Yahoo! Launches News Aggregator app News Digest for iPhone/iPad Users

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Yahoo! has launched the news aggregation and summary app ‘News Digest’ for iOS users, which represents another shift to mobile under Marissa Meyer’s helm. Yahoo News Digest learns what users read and shapes the content to follow these trends. Yahoo’s product manager for mobile and emerging products Nick D’Aloisio said the following: We wanted Yahoo […]

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I find Yahoo's entry into the news borrowing field very aggregating. They make a great show with red carpet notifications and then produce 9 stories of marginal interest - they're late to the party and don't seem to realize what has been learned by news hounds over many years: you must give a large assortment of items to intrigue readers. Newspapers are only minimally read, after all, with the idea a family might collectively justify a wide assortment of offerings. Nobody will score offering me 9 items which I've already seen on Zite or Flipboard anyway. Deleted. Try again, Yahoo, ...


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