Yahoo Buys Summly, Mobile Newsreader App
Yahoo today announced that is has acquired a small, London-based startup called Summly. Summly, which was founded by a teenager, offers a mobile news reading application. Yahoo said the app itself will be closed, but Summly's technology will be folded into Yahoo's larger mobile portfolio. Summly's team will join Yahoo. Terms were not disclosed.
Amazon Prime Reading Lets Prime Subscribers Read for Free
Oct 5, 2016
Amazon today announced Prime Reading, a new benefit for subscribers of Amazon Prime that provides a selection of free books, magazines, and comics each month. Amazon says Prime Reading includes access to more than one thousand popular books, the latest magazines, and exclusive short content all presented within the Kindle app.
Yahoo Overhauls Yahoo Mail for the Web, Debuts Lightweight Android Go Yahoo Mail App
Jun 19, 2018
Yahoo today relaunched its mobile email product for smartphones on several fronts. First, the company has wholly rebuilt its mobile web app.
Sony Debuts News Suite App for Android Phones
Jan 18, 2016
Sony today announced News Suite, a free news app for Android handsets. The app is a dramatically overhauled version of Sony's older SocialLife app.
‘Subscribe with Google’ to Ease Pain of Subscribing to News Sources
Mar 20, 2018
Google today announced Subscribe with Google, an easy way for people to subscribe to and pay for select news sources. Google has worked with a number of publishers over the last six months to develop the service.
Google to Power Google News with Artificial Intelligence
May 8, 2018
Google today refreshed its Google News product with new features powered by artificial intelligence. News will scan everything on the web and match what it finds with user preferences and favored sources to create new summaries and suggestions.