What do you want to read? Roman Karachinsky of News360 is pretty sure you don't really know. But he's got an app to get you what you're interested in anyway.
While traditional news readers, like Google Reader, let you easily subscribe to news sources, they're not too good at discovery, the art of finding stories and sources of stories that you'd probably like, but don't know about.
On the other hand, social sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, as well as industry-specific sites like Techmeme, can be great for discovery, since they point you to stories flagged as important by people in your network. But they won't help you sort through the boring items you need to see everyday but that nobody comments on.
Karachinsky's new app is a socially and algorithmically powered reader. Like Google Reader, FlipBoard, or my new favorite RSS tool, Reeder, it ingests stories and gives you the RSS versions of them, as well as links to the full Web pages. But unlike RSS or traditional subscription services, News360 breaks your news into categories, not sources; and it combines news from several sources for each story (like Techmeme or Google News does). For example, I'm looking at a "Politics: World" story about China and cyber attacks. There's one headline and links to four main sources of news, plus a link that says "70 more" if I want to see every single angle on the story.
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