Flipboard acquires Zite from CNN

Flipboard acquires Zite from CNN

It was back in August of 2011 when CNN acquired Canada-based Zite, developer of the same-named personalized news reader app. The news network apparently couldn’t monetize on its new venture and is now selling it to the competing service – Flipboard. Here’s what Flipboard said in a blog post announcing the acquisition: We acquired Zite…

Microsoft newsstand app in works?

Microsoft newsstand app in works?

If Google and Apple can do it, so can Microsoft. Yup, the Redmond giant wants to sell books and magazines to its steadily growing number of mobile users. In fact, the company has posted a job listing for “Software Development Engineer – Devices & Studios – Music, Video and Reading,” hinting us what’s cooking in…

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