CNN preps NewsCo launch by acquiring personalization engine Canopy

Last year, The Information reported that CNN was working on a new digital news service to compete with the likes of Apple and Facebook. Today, some of those plans are taking shape. The Turner-owned ne

Zite CEO Mark Johnson On How The Acquisition Helps Flipboard: “We Can Help Engagement, Help People Feel More Invested”

Earlier today Zite announced that it had been acquired for a second time – the first time CNN was the buyer, and this time around Zite’s main competitor Flipboard took it off the U.S. media gi

Zite Brings A New Design To Its Personalized News App On Android, Launches On Google Glass

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.zite.com">Zite</a>, the "intelligent magazine" that presents readers with news articles based on their personal interests, is releasing a big update to <a target="_

Google Takes Its Flipboard Competitor Currents Global

Last December, Google <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/12/08/first-impressions-of-googles-flipboard-competitor-google-currents/">launched</a> <a href="http://www.google.com/producer/currents">Curr

CNN In Talks To Buy Zite iPad App?

Flipboard-esque magazine-style aggregation apps are all the rage right now. Obviously Flipboard has the space nailed, and Pulse is a nice alternative as well. But one aggregation app seems to have cau

Apple's Subscription Bait And Switch

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/bait-and-switch.jpg"> When Apple announced back in February that <em>The Daily</em> would be the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/02/02/o