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Flipboard Adds Content From CNN And Buys Competitor Zite Off Of Them To Boot

Flipboard was already making headlines today after finally adding the option to sign into the Android app with Google+. But it looks like they'll soon have a lot more headlines to choose from, namely the ones that constantly appear on CNN.com. Flipboard announced this morning that the company will be partnering with the venerable TV and web news service, bringing both standard and international news to the platform with featured channels. Three "magazines" (read: periodic blog updates) will also be featured, from personalities Jake Trapper, Fareed Zakaria, and John King.

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But wait, there's more! In an undeniably linked deal, Flipboard has also purchased Zite from CNN.

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[New App] News+, From Developer Of gReader, Hits The Play Store With Loads Of Features And Multi-Service Support

We’re coming up on the 6-month anniversary of the shutdown of Google Reader; and while some people might still be a little jaded about losing the beloved service, most have moved on to one of the many alternatives that popped up to replace it. Several great feed aggregators exist, many offering innovative improvements over Reader, but their mobile apps may not fit your needs. The developer of gReader, noinnion, intends to solve that with the release of News+, a feature-rich and very customizable news reader app with support for several services.

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Development on News+ started over 6 months ago, around the same time gReader added support for Feedly.

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[New App] Newscover Is An Intelligent And Beautiful News Aggregator With A Quirky Ad Campaign

News aggregators. We all use (or have used) them, and there is no shortage of selections in the Play Store. Some are designed to be pretty. Some are fully customizable. Some do the customization for you. Then there's newscover, an app that essentially wants to do all of the above.

In short, newscover is a very nice looking, newspaper-esque aggregator that uses what you read to personalize your feed. The developer claims it starts "getting to know you" only five seconds after the app is opened. Not sure how that works, because I usually spend 20 minutes just playing around with settings, flipping through pages, and getting familiar with any app I install.

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OneLouder Apps Releases ChannelCaster Into The Android Market, A DIY Social News Aggregator

The developer of popular apps like Tweetcaster and FriendCaster, OneLouder Apps, has released yet another app to its 'Caster' series: ChannelCaster.

ChannelCaster is a new aggregator that adds a social element to the way your news is delivered, much like News360. You can create your own channels, and share them publicly so others can see what your feed is pulling. Similarly, you can browse all other public channels to find interesting content feeds that other users have put together.

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The app can pull content from multiple services like Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, and other news sites/blogs. It offers a multitude of various categories, everything from fashion to social gossip, sports, local, and life, as well as offering quick access to basic information like stocks, weather, horoscope, and more.

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Popular Tablet News Aggregator 'News360' Now Available For Phones

News360 has been the go-to news aggregator for Honeycomb tablets since its release a couple of months ago, and now, you can get the same top-notch newsreader on your phone. News360 for phones brings over 4,000 different news sources to the palm of your hand, displaying them in an easy-to-navigate, concise manner. You can pick and choose the news that's important to you for quick access, as well as user GPS or WiFi to get local news delivered directly to your handset. If you're on the road a lot, you can also connect News360 to TripIt in order to pull the local news from upcoming locations along your route.

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