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LinkedIn Acquires Newsle To Add Features To Its Own Services

LinkedIn Acquires Newsle To Add Features To Its Own Services

By Chris Crum July 14, 2014

LinkedIn just announced that it has acquired Newsle, a service that lets you connect to Facebook, LinkedIn, and your Gmail contacts, and lets you see when your connections are in the news. As far as I can tell, it doesn’t …

George Stephanopoulos Signs New Deal With GMA George Stephanopoulos Signs New Deal With GMA

Good Morning America news anchor George Stephanopoulos has signed a new long-term deal with the network. While the terms of his new contract, including length and pay, have not been revealed, GMA spokeswoman Heather Riley says that ABC expects him …

Facebook Launches FB Newswire For Journalists Facebook Launches FB Newswire For Journalists

Facebook announced the launch of FB Newswire on Thursday. It’s powered by Storyful, and is described as a way for journalists and newsrooms to find, share, and embed newsworthy content from Facebook. This is keeping in line with other recent …

The World Wide Web Turns 25 This Week The World Wide Web Turns 25 This Week

In 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee turned on the World Wide Web. Since then, it has become one of the most pervasive technologies ever created. In fact, one could argue that it’s the most important invention in human history. To celebrate …

Bezos And Others Give Business Insider $12 Million Bezos And Others Give Business Insider $12 Million

Business Insider announced on Wednesday that it has raised a new $12 million round of funding from existing investors including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Others include IVP, RRE, and Gordon Crovitz. According to CEO Henry Blodget, Business Insider will use …

Flipboard Acquires Zite From CNN Flipboard Acquires Zite From CNN

Flipboard has acquired news reader Zite from CNN, and the two have partnered to put more content from CNN personalities on the Flipboard app. “As a news-loving entrepreneur, I’ve long admired the work of both of these companies: Zite has …

Google Makes Deal With Local Publishers In U.S. Google Makes Deal With Local Publishers In U.S.

Google and The Local Media Consortium, which is made up of 800 newspapers and 200 local broadcast outlets from 41 member companies throughout the U.S., announced a strategic partnership, which will see Google providing the consortium’s members with ad products. …

FCC Wants Greater Control Of The News FCC Wants Greater Control Of The News

The Federal Communications Commission is planning on conducting a study to determine how news outlets decide what topics to take up. It sounds simple and innocent enough, but many are critical about the move on speculations that it is the …

Google Kills Currents, Sends Users To Google Play Google Kills Currents, Sends Users To Google Play

Google continues to shift its users of various news consumption products to different ones. Google famously killed Google Reader last year in a bold and controversial move (that many would probably still question) that sent users to various other RSS …

Hey Local News: Clear Your Browser of Porn Sites Hey Local News: Clear Your Browser of Porn Sites

That’s just a simple tip, guys. If you’re going to use your iPhone to film stock video for a local news segment, it might be wise to make sure your bookmarks and history list doesn’t read “Pornhub Mobile.” Or, I …

Facebook Enters News Reader Space With 'Paper' Facebook Enters News Reader Space With 'Paper'
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There’s been talk all month that Facebook would soon launch a news reader app called Paper, and the company has now made the official announcement. It won’t be available until February 3rd, and it’s only for iPhone in the U.S. …

Calacanis Moves On From Panda With 'Inside' Calacanis Moves On From Panda With 'Inside'

Jason Calacanis is back with a new news app called Inside. It’s out for iOS and Blackberry with an Android version on the way. There’s also a mobile web version. Calacanis talks about the project as well as the demise …

Report Details What To Expect From New Facebook App Report Details What To Expect From New Facebook App
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Facebook is reportedly working on a standalone news app, which would rely on human editors to provide news stories from various publications. The app would presumably be a Flipboard-style news reader, and would make use of these hand-picked stories, as …

2% of Americans Think Brian Williams Is Joe Biden 2% of Americans Think Brian Williams Is Joe Biden
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Brian Williams has been the anchor of the NBC Nightly News for over 9 years – the top-rated NBC Nightly News. He was also a reporter and weekend anchor for the network for 11 years, until NBC handed him the …

The New All Things D Is Called Re/code The New All Things D Is Called Re/code

Back in September, The Wall Street Journal and its tech site All Things D announced that they were parting ways, and now with the new year, we get to see both the new Wall Street Journal tech section and the …

Megyn Kelly Says That Santa Claus is White Megyn Kelly Says That Santa Claus is White
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Megyn Kelly was recently criticized for speaking about the cultural interpretation concerning the race of Santa Claus. Kelly discussed Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore, which was written by Slate‘s Aisha Harris. Harris wrote, “When I was …

Ginger Zee Is Taking Over The Weather On GMA Ginger Zee Is Taking Over The Weather On GMA

Long-time Good Morning America weather anchor, Sam Champion, resigned from ABC on Wednesday to take a managing editor job at The Weather Channel. It was a sad goodbye since Champion is one of the main reasons that GMA has been …