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News360 Launches Native Advertising Platform

Mary Lisbeth D’Amico of Clickz.com reports, “News360, a news aggregation app that seeks to learn users’ interests and direct them to relevant content, this week announced the launch of a native advertising platform designed to help brands find and grow audiences for their sponsored content.”

News360 Hopes to Replace Google Reader With Something Better

Chris Crum of Web Pro News recently wrote, “Google Reader is almost officially dead. Just a few more short weeks, and it will be gone forever (it goes away on July 1st, in case you needed a reminder). Since Google broke users’ hearts back in March, announcing the product’s demise, other companies have been rushing to provide an adequate replacement for users who aren’t willing to give up RSS.”

News360 Streamlines Personalization on iPad News Discovery App

News360 today launches a redesigned version of its semantically-enabled news discovery application for the iPad. In the works for some eight months, the company’s goal has been to further its vision of building an AI assistant that understands what someone is interested in and how he consumes different types of news, to make ever-more solid…

We Come Not To Bury Steve, But To Celebrate Him

You’ve probably read a couple of hundred remembrances and memorials to Steve Jobs in the last day. Don’t worry – this little blog isn’t going to rehash each of his amazing achievements. Rather, perhaps the sad news of his passing might provide an opportunity to reflect on what it means to innovate, and what it…

Personalized News, Synched Up From Mobile Devices To Desktops

There’s a moment in the launch video explaining News360’s app update — now including a desktop product — where the narrator jokingly notes of the personalized news app category, “Yeah, like you haven’t heard that before.” In the category of personalized news apps that run on mobile devices alone, where News360 got its start, a…

Mobile InfoApps Get Context Aware With Semantic Technologies

Startup SemantiStar sees a place in the world of InfoApps for semantic technologies. InfoApps, as SemantiStar CEO Bill McDaniel explains them, present information to the user as needed, when, and in the manner in which they want it. They’re generally are associated with the world of mobile devices – think of many of the goodies…