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…

Microsoft SkyDrive renamed to OneDrive

Microsoft SkyDrive renamed to OneDrive

Goodbye SkyDrive, hello OneDrive! Six months after British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) has forced Microsoft to rename SkyDrive, the Redmond giant has unveiled the new brand for its cloud storage service – OneDrive. As that was the case with SkyDrive, OneDrive will also be marketed as a service where users can store and share their…

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