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2014-03-05 12:23:58

Partnership Brings CNN's Global Coverage, Programs and Personalities to Flipboard PALO ALTO, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Flipboard, Inc. announces its acquisition of Zite, a popular news reader application for iOS and Android, from CNN. By integrating Zite's personalization technology and recommendation engine, Flipboard will further its mission to be the world's best personal magazine. In addition to the acquisition, the two companies will embark on a multifaceted...

Flipboard - 20 Million Users And Growing Daily
2012-08-29 07:19:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Usage of the social news reading app Flipboard has skyrocketed over the past year, growing from five million to 20 million users during the last eight months, the company announced Tuesday on its two-year anniversary. “Just the last year alone makes our bones hurt,” the Flipboard team wrote Tuesday on its official blog, adding that an average of one new user per second signs up for the app. The company owes its...

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2008-03-01 12:05:00

Mike McCue hasn't talked to Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) co-founder Jerry Yang since Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) ambushed the Internet pioneer with an unsolicited takeover bid a month ago. But McCue would like his old friend to know that becoming a Silicon Valley subsidiary of the world's largest software maker can work out well. Becoming a cog in a corporate machine isn't something McCue had in mind during the eight years that he spent building Tellme, which makes the technology behind directory assistance...


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