At the World Wide Developers' Conference today Apple announced News, a new app for iOS 9 designed to aggregate various news sources into one easy-to-read interface. It seems a lot like Flipboard. Here are some images from the announcement.
The so-called "Google tax" requires aggregators to pay a fee for posting links and excerpts of news articles. Google says it can't afford the expense.
Reflective service that organized user content from social networks into a timeline announces it is joining another company and will delete accounts tomorrow.
Threadsy, a company that runs analysis on your social graph, will soon be owned by Facebook.
From SXSW, two very different proposals to handle content aggregators and attribution of articles and other work across the Web.
Twitter purchases Summify and its social-media news aggregator, but it's not clear as to how Twitter will be making use of the new product just yet.
Having a hard time keep track of your Groupon, Living Social, RetailMeNot, retailer, and manufacturer deals? ChoozOn wraps them all up for you.
What's a news producer going to do with an aggregation service? Do the business models mesh?
Retrevo's main function, to date, has been to provide tech buying advice to consumers. Its new service climbs over the ethical wall separating content from commerce.
One of the interesting things about cloud computing as a disruption to "traditional IT" is the experimentation and innovation it encourages. Take the new cloud aggregators.