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Don't worry, humans: Yahoo says best news crafted by real people

Yahoo's Nick D'Aloisio stresses again its News Digest app can't be created by AI alone, and that its premium design requires a professional touch.

By February 25, 2014

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Shocker! Yahoo whiz kid likes Snapchat

At LeWeb in Paris, 18-year-old Nick D'Aloisio, who joined Yahoo when it acquired his company, talks about the entrepreneurial spirit.

By December 10, 2013

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Yahoo to buy news-summarizing app Summly for undisclosed sum

The app, created by teenager Nick D'Aloisio, will shut down for now but will "come to life" through Yahoo's various mobile offerings soon.

By March 25, 2013

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Yahoo brings Summly to iPhone app

The media company's new app for iPhone and iPod Touch features story summaries by Summly, which it acquired from teenager Nick D'Aloisio just a month ago.

By April 22, 2013

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UK teen's Summly app bought for 'millions', pulled from Store

Summly, the news app built by 17-year-old Brit Nick D'Aloisio, has been snapped up by Yahoo -- and promptly pulled from Apple's App Store.

By March 25, 2013

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Yahoo announces UK edition of its news app

Yahoo's News Digest app will now curate the top news about the UK.

By February 24, 2014

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Yahoo launching News Digest, digital magazines

CEO Marissa Mayer uses CES keynote stage to announce a twice-daily news summary called Yahoo News Digest and the launch of news magazines, including a tech property led by new hire David Pogue.

By January 7, 2014

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Yahoo considering purchase of news summarizing app Summly

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer eyes the app, according to All Things D. If true, the iPhone app would fit nicely with Mayer's recent mobile-focused purchases.

By December 13, 2012

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Teenage CEO of Summly wants to 'Cliff Note' the news

The 16-year-old entrepreneur, backed by Hong Kong billionaire Li-Ka Shing, relaunches his app to summarize news articles.

By October 31, 2012

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Google gets Wavii in $30M deal, report says

News personalization startup Wavii -- apparently sought after by Apple for Apple's Siri division -- gets gobbled up by Google, according to TechCrunch.

By April 23, 2013