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  • Pulse Gets Off To A Fast Start On The Web: 100K New Sign-Ups & 1 Million Stories Read In Just 1 Week

    Pulse Gets Off To A Fast Start On The Web: 100K New Sign-Ups & 1 Million Stories Read In Just 1 Week

    Pulse, the popular mobile news reading app for Android and iOS, made its first foray into the web last week. Today, the company’s CEO Akshay Kothari told me that the launch has been a massive success for his company. Pulse signed up over 100,000 new users through its web app since it launched 7 days ago and its users have now read over 1 million stories on the site already. Read More

  • Pulse Comes To The Web (With A Little Help From Microsoft)

    Pulse Comes To The Web (With A Little Help From Microsoft)

    Pulse, the popular news-reading app for iOS and Android, is finally available on the web. The service, which launched two years ago and now has over 15 million users, was completely focused mobile platforms until now. As the company’s CEO Akshay Kothari told me last week, though, its users have long been asking for a web version. Now, after nine months of development and with a little… Read More

  • Pressly Launches Electionism, A Tablet-Only HTML5 News Publication

    Pressly Launches Electionism, A Tablet-Only HTML5 News Publication

    Following its November launch, OnSwipe competitor (and TechCrunch Disrupt finalist) Pressly is bringing another major media outlet’s content to the tablet interface. The company is today announcing the launch of a new publication called Electionism. The app¬†was built for the Media Lab, an internal product innovation team inside The Economist Group, which includes The Economist, CQ Roll… Read More

  • Tag Galaxy: great way to explore Flickr


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    This is a great little toy, though it’s a bit slow at the moment. It requires a little RAM and a good connection, so don’t try this on your Powerbook on that coffee shop wi-fi. You pick a tag, then navigate into planets covered in Flickr photos with that tag. They remind me of Katamari Damacy’s stellar objects or Super Mario… Read More