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News360 Now Available On Android Phones

News360 Now Available On Android Phones

Until recently, News360 had only been available on Android Honeycomb tablets, however a new versions has been released for phones. News360 acquires over 4,000 news stories as arranges it in a user friendly stream with pictures. Later this summer, News360 will introduce a new cross-platform content personalization mechanism based on interests and reading preferences gathered from integrations with Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader and Evernote, among others. Automatically generated profiles will enable users to instantly discover the content that is relevant to them with one click of the News360 icon. highlights: • Enjoy English-speaking news streams, live, from respected sources around the globe and around the corner • Read the hottest stories from an ever-expanding range of sources, political, cultural and social, collected by sophisticated linguistic algorithms • Dive deeper into the details about people, companies and brands, with hyperlinks to detailed dossiers • Get local news by using your phone’s GPS or WiFi connection to find your location • Connect to TripIt to keep up with fresh local news from your upcoming destinations • Save stories for offline reading Full press release and download links after the break.   Full press release: News360 Launches Free App for Android Smartphones News Platform Brings Real-Time Headlines, Customizable Feeds to All Major Mobile Platforms in US SAN FRANCISCO, CA — News360, the next-generation news delivery platform that is changing the way people discover, consume and interpret up-to-the-minute information from the world around them, today launched News360 for Android Smartphones running Android versions 2.2 and up. News360 is available as a free download from Android Market. News360 aggregates intelligent, customized news from a multitude of sources and compiles it in an attractive and intuitive interface in real-time. The app is run on advanced semantic analysis and natural language processing technology developed over the last decade. Android Smartphones are the latest mobile platform to receive a native build of News360, which is also on iPhone and iPad, Android Honeycomb tablets, BlackBerry PlayBook and Windows Phone 7 devices. With the launch of News360 for Android Smartphones, the app is now available across every major mobile platform in the US. News360 delivers a comprehensive, holistic view of the latest news — local, regional and from around the world — from every point of view. The app: Analyzes news content from more than 4,000 top media sources globally; Uses qualitative analysis of text and images to filter out noise and produce fresh, credible and relevant results; Gives instant access to all viewpoints and showcases natural media bias by presenting each story from a variety of different sources in cluster form; Provides rich background data by automatically identifying and linking more than 700,000 companies, people, brands and locations with stories; Creates...

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Google Wallet And Google Offer Announced

Google Wallet And Google Offer Announced

Google announced its brand new way to pay, it is a Near Field Communications (NFC) based mobile payment service called Google Wallet. Many companies are already tagging along with the service such as Subway, Macy’s, Walgreens, Toys ‘R Us, First Data, Citibank, and Mastercard and Sprint. Trials are beginning immediately in New York and San Francisco with a full release expected this summer. The Nexus S 4G will be the only phone able to use this feature for now, however ore phones will be receiving support later on. Google Wallet will support a PayPass eligible Citi MasterCard and a virtual Google Prepaid card. Most people who  have a PayPass eligible Citi MasterCard can add it to Google Wallet over the air. You can fund the Google Prepaid card with any payment card. Google Offers is another feature announced which will deliver an “offer of the day” to your inbox. You will be able to search for other offers as well, and of course, redeem any deals. Right now Google Wallet is only available in the states but it should be going global soon. Here is a Google Video representing the Google Wallet   Full Press Release: Google, Citi, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint Team up to Make Your Phone Your Wallet Google Wallet will enable consumers to tap, pay and save with their phones NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At an event today, Google, Citi, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint announced and demonstrated Google Wallet, an app that will make your phone your wallet so you can tap, pay and save money and time while you shop. For businesses, Google Wallet is an opportunity to strengthen customer relationships by offering a faster, easier shopping experience with relevant deals, promotions and loyalty rewards. “Macy’s is always looking for cutting-edge technology that will deliver value and engage our customers in personal ways. Google Wallet delivers this unique interaction across channels.” “Today, we’ve joined with leaders in the industry to build the next generation of mobile commerce,” said Stephanie Tilenius, vice president, commerce and payments, Google. “With Citi, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint we’re building an open commerce ecosystem that for the first time will make it possible for you to pay with an NFC wallet and redeem consumer promotions all in one tap, while shopping offline.” Google Wallet is currently in a field test and will be available to consumers this summer. At the event, Google, Citi, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint introduced Google Wallet and invited additional issuing banks, payment networks, mobile carriers, handset manufacturers, point of sale systems companies and merchants to join the initiative. Next Step in Mobile Payments At commercial launch, Google Wallet will support payments with two payment solutions:...

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