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.
At LeWeb in Paris, 18-year-old Nick D'Aloisio, who joined Yahoo when it acquired his company, talks about the entrepreneurial spirit.
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.
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.
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.
The news summarization app makes its way to Apple's tablet, along with a 2-minute weekly news recap hosted by the former ABC news personality.
Yahoo's News Digest app will now curate the top news about the UK.
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.
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.
The 16-year-old entrepreneur, backed by Hong Kong billionaire Li-Ka Shing, relaunches his app to summarize news articles.