Yahoo has finally woken up and done something about mobile as it buys news app Summly, which was created by London teenager Nick D’Aloisio, for a reported $30m (£20m), as it struggles to turn itself and its lacklustre business around.
Summly, which neatly summaries news stories for quick reading on mobile devices, was created two years ago by 17-year-old D’Aloisio.
It delivers snapshots of stories, giving users a simple, elegant and fast way to find the news they want. For publishers, Summly technology offers a new approach to drive interest in stories and reach a generation of mobile users that want information on the go. Read More