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Users swarm to Summly one month post-redesign

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One month removed from the much-hyped re-launch of its news summary app for iOS, and the simultaneous announcement of $1 million in new financing, Summly is peeling back the kimono today to reveal just how popular its improved service has become. Summly offers readers concise yet comprehensive 350 word...
Users swarm to Summly one month post-redesign

Yahoo Paid $30 Million in Cash for 18 Months of Young Summly Entrepreneur's Time

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Earlier today, Yahoo said it had acquired the trendy and decidedly stylish news reading app Summly, along with its telegenic and very young entrepreneur Nick D’Aloisio. Yahoo said it plans to close down the actual app and use the algorithmic summation technology that the 17-year-old D’Aloisio built with a...
Yahoo Paid $30 Million in Cash for 18 Months of Young Summly Entrepreneur's Time
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What does Yahoo want with Summly?

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It has barely been available for one month, but mobile news aggregator Summly has clearly impressed Marissa Mayer. AllThingsD reported that the Yahoo CEO is doing due diligence to acquire the app created by 17-year-old London developer Nick D’Aloisio — and we understand the report is correct. The new Yahoo...
What does Yahoo want with Summly?

Yahoo Acqui-hires Summly, The News Reader App From 17-Year-Old 'Boy Genius' Nick D'Aloisio

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Summly was founded back in mid-2011 by Nick D’Aloisio, a now 17-year-old English programmer who has been dubbed a “boy genius” for his precocious tech savvy and business sense. Late last year, the Summly app snapped up some $1 million in funding from big name investors including Li Ka...
Yahoo Acqui-hires Summly, The News Reader App From 17-Year-Old 'Boy Genius' Nick D'Aloisio
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So ... Marissa Mayer Is Paying A 17-Year-Old $30 Million To Be Yahoo's Spokesman For 18 Months? (YHOO)

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Yesterday, Yahoo announced it bought a startup called Summly. Summly made a news aggregation app. According to All Things D, Yahoo paid $30 million - 90% cash. $30 million isn't much for Yahoo, which has more than $4 billion in cash (and access to much more). But there are some...
So ... Marissa Mayer Is Paying A 17-Year-Old $30 Million To Be Yahoo's Spokesman For 18 Months? (YHOO)
Yahoo re-launches iPhone app with deep integration of Summ.ly acquisition, redesigned article pages

Yahoo to buy news summarizing app Summly for undisclosed sum

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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 company said. [Read more]...
Yahoo to buy news summarizing app Summly for undisclosed sum

The 16-Year-Old Startup CEO And The Hong Kong Billionaire [TCTV]

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http://eu.techcrunch.com/2012/02/03/the-16-year-old-startup-ceo-and-the-hong-kong-billionaire-tctv/ We covered the launch of Summly an application that summarises text last year, but I recently caught up with Nick D’Aloisio, the16 year year-old programmer who came up with the application for a video interview....
The 16-Year-Old Startup CEO And The Hong Kong Billionaire [TCTV]

Finally, Yahoo does something kind of smart by buying mobile news app Summly

gigaom.com
We’ve beaten up on Yahoo a number of times for the company’s lack of innovation and other weaknesses, including CEO Marissa Mayer’s edict against remote working, so it’s probably fair to point out when the moribund web portal actually does something interesting — and the acquisition of news-reading app Summly...
Finally, Yahoo does something kind of smart by buying mobile news app Summly
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Marissa Mayer Used Her $30 Million Summly Acquisition To Summarize Her Earnings Call (YHOO)

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On last night's earnings call, Marissa Mayer showed off what her controversial $30 million acquisition of Summly could do. Summly is the startup from 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio. Summly reduces longer stories into bite sized formats making it easier for people to quickly consume news. The technology in Summly comes from...
Marissa Mayer Used Her $30 Million Summly Acquisition To Summarize Her Earnings Call (YHOO)

Guy Who 'Hates To Be A Curmudgeon' Explains Why Yahoo Buying A 17-Year-Old's Startup For $30 Million Makes No Sense

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When a startup sells for multiple millions, other founders are left reeling. "Why him, not me?" they wonder. One Y Combinator founder, Origami's Vibhu Horby, vented publicly about this in a post that rose to the top of Hacker News over night. His article, "The Summly deal makes no sense"...
Guy Who 'Hates To Be A Curmudgeon' Explains Why Yahoo Buying A 17-Year-Old's Startup For $30 Million Makes No Sense

Apple approaches 50bn App Store downloads

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From Angry Birds to Summly, smartphones and tablets have accelerated a huge business that began just five years agoNobody knows which was the first app to be downloaded from Apple's iPhone App Store on 11 July 2008 - but the total is expected to pass 50bn on Wednesday, marking a...
Apple approaches 50bn App Store downloads

Yahoo Buys A 15-Year-Old's Startup (YHOO)

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This just in from Yahoo, more to come... Today, we're excited to share that we're acquiring Summly, a mobile product company founded with a vision to simplify the way we get information, making it faster, easier and more concise. At the age of 15, Nick D'Aloisio created the Summly app...
Yahoo Buys A 15-Year-Old's Startup (YHOO)
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The 17-Year-Old That Yahoo Paid $30 Million Was Renting His Startup's Core Technology

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Yahoo's weird-looking Summly acquisition is looking weirder by the minute. Yahoo made big news this week when it bought Summly, a startup with a 17-year-old CEO named Nick D'Aloisio, for $30 million. The acquisition was led by Yahoo HR boss Jackie Reeses. Before Yahoo shut it down, Summly was an...
The 17-Year-Old That Yahoo Paid $30 Million Was Renting His Startup's Core Technology

Age Rises for Some Tech-Firm Founders

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Yahoo recently acquired 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio's mobile-app company, Summly. But the average age of entrepreneurs backed by several early-stage venture-capital funds actually is creeping up....
Age Rises for Some Tech-Firm Founders

Yahoo Buys Summly -- Paying $30M To Kill The App, But Keep Its 17yo Founder

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Yahoo has made another bold move in the mobile space by acquiring news reading app Summly. While the deal is not yet closed, sources tell AllThingsD that Yahoo ponied up $30 million in cash. That hefty sum is notable because Yahoo is also killing the Summly app, but holding onto...
Yahoo Buys Summly -- Paying $30M To Kill The App, But Keep Its 17yo Founder

Yahoo acquires news reading iPhone app Summly

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Yahoo is the new owner of news-reading iPhone app Summly, the companies announced Monday. Founder Nick D’Aloisio and his team will join Yahoo, and the company will close the app. In its official announcement of the acquisition, Yahoo says that ”Nick and the Summly team are joining Yahoo! in the coming weeks....
Yahoo acquires news reading iPhone app Summly
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Summly iPhone app turns news into 400-character summaries

www.guardian.co.uk
Startup says it wants to partner with publishers rather than undercut their business modelsMuch of the coverage so far of Nick D'Aloisio has focused on his age. He started writing apps in 2008 when he was 12, and raised the first round of venture capital for his startup Summly three...
Summly iPhone app turns news into 400-character summaries

It's Official: Google Has Acquired News Stream Startup Wavii

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Google has bought news summarisation service Wavii for an estimated $30m (£18m). Wavii, which was launched last year, has shut down its service so the technology can be incorporated into Google products. The Seattle-based company specialises in "natural language processing", which programmes computers to understand how humans communicate. Wavii offered...
It's Official: Google Has Acquired News Stream Startup Wavii

Yahoo's Summly Acquisition Details: Featuring Yoko Ono, Ashton Kutcher, The "Adorkable" Nick D'Aloisio, And $30 Million

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Summing up Summly. Yesterday, Yahoo announced that it had bought Summly, a neat little mobile news aggregator created by a schoolboy from London. It looked to all intents and purposes like an acqui-hire, with two-thirds of Summly's top team relocating from the British capital to the Yahoo campus. But...
Yahoo's Summly Acquisition Details: Featuring Yoko Ono, Ashton Kutcher, The "Adorkable" Nick D'Aloisio, And $30 Million

Troy Carter interview: Lady Gaga's manager on the future of social media

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Knowing user behaviour spells success - and how a teenager's news-crunching website could be the next big thingTroy Carter, the force behind Lady Gaga, isn't just a talent manager. He epitomises an emerging group of creatives who are finding that partnering with Silicon Valley types is the way out of...
Troy Carter interview: Lady Gaga's manager on the future of social media

Summly's teenaged founder says he wants to help make Yahoo great again

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Nick D’Aloisio just agreed to sell his mobile news-reading startup Summly to Yahoo for a rumored $30 million — which wouldn’t be that unusual, except for the fact that D’Aloisio is 17 years old. But while many seem to be assuming the young entrepreneur will take his windfall and flee...
Summly's teenaged founder says he wants to help make Yahoo great again
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