News reader articles

Flipboard acquires rival news aggregator Zite from CNN

News reading platform Flipboard has purchased rival service Zite according to blog posts from both camps. Zite was owned by CNN and as such, content from the 24/7 news network will now appear on Flipboard – redesigned especially for mobile audiences.

Facebook's Paper merges your news feed with curated content

Facebook has released a new standalone news reader app called Paper. The app takes a few design cues from Flipboard, but combines both human and algorithm based curation while adding some sharing features of its own. In a way it’s also a reimagining...

AOL launches their own Google Reader replacement

Who knew that Google’s decision to shutter their RSS reader would spawn so many replacements? Since the announcement back in March, we’ve seen several clones launch or promise to do so in the coming weeks. Now we can add AOL’s…

Facebook may be working on a Google Reader replacement

Google’s announcement to shut down Google Reader earlier this year was met with a public outcry from fans across the globe. Several tech companies have stepped forward to reveal plans to build their own reader in Google’s absence but as…