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Yahoo News Digest Arrives on Android

May 15, 2014 11:57 AM EDT

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Yahoo News Digest Has Arrived on Android. The traditional news formats have been daily habits since the invention of the television and the printing press. Yahoo posted on its blog, Yahoo News Digest is to revisit a content format that when read, leads users to a sense of completion and conclusiveness like the newspaper did.

Yahoo company revenue has yet to impress. According to the WSJ, Alibaba's expected fall IPO would force Yahoo to sell about 40% of its stake, prompting investors to reassess the true value of its business. The Wall Street Journal highlights that analysts believe Yahoo's $35 billion market capitalization is mostly made up of its stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan. 4689.TO -1.80% Despite ranking second to Google Inc. GOOGL +1.24% in Web and mobile traffic, according to researcher comScore Inc., SCOR +1.29% "the financial turnaround hasn't materialized," said Jordan Rohan, an analyst at Stifel Nicolaus & Co. "Yahoo's core franchise may be a slowly melting iceberg."

Atoms are key quotes, images, videos, maps, infographs, and Wikipedia excerpts among others. These atomic units provide a unique context to the news. Our stories are both algorithmically and hand curated to ensure high quality, and come with a textual summary. Yahoo News Digest makes the users reading experience comprehensive, effortless, and complete. Yahoo News Digest is available in English only with translated versions coming soon.

The Yahoo News Digest Android App at Google Play provides a definitive summary of all the important, need-to-know news. Digests are delivered twice a day - once in the morning and once in the evening. All the top stories are summarized and presented with the key information that you need to stay on top of what’s happening. Each story is created from multiple sources to present the essential bits and pieces of information, known as “atoms”.

 
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