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Tracy Clark’s take on 15 news aggregation apps: Part 3
NewsRepublic NewsRepublic was founded in 2008 by CEO Gilles Raymond. In March 2012 it received a Series A $3 million investment and in October 2013 it received a Series B $6 million VC funding. As explained on an earlier version of their site, “NewsRepublic is a global news app that lets you be your own … Continued
Tracy Clark’s take on 15 news aggregation apps: Part 2
Google Play Newsstand Google has made several attempts at media aggregation, first with Google News in 2002, which was deemed beta for the first three years. It promotes itself as a service that “aggregates real-time news content from news sources around the world, generating 72 editions in 55 languages, and powering Google’s news search. In … Continued
Tracy Clark’s take on 15 news aggregation apps: Is your go-to app on this chart?
(U.S.-based rankings/ratings; data from iOS app store via AppAnnie as of July 6, 2015) Aggregator Released Ranking (U.S. News) Rating (U.S.) Facebook Paper Jan 29, 2014 56 4.0 (8,683 ratings) Feedly Nov 19, 2010 72 4.5 (40,421 ratings) Flipboard Jul 21 2010 11 4.5 (177,875 ratings) Google Newsstand Sep 3, 2011 112 3.0 (2,461 ratings) … Continued
Tracy Clark’s take on 15 news aggregation apps: Is your go-to app on this list?
The news customization market is still very early and fragmented yet extremely promising. In the past five years about 20 serious players have emerged filling niche areas of this market, with some acquisitions already occurring (Pulse by LinkedIn in 2013, Summly by Yahoo in 2013, Zite by Flipboard in 2014). Big players Facebook and Apple … Continued