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Yahoo News Digest

By Yahoo

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Description

** App Store Best of 2014 **
** Apple Design Award 2014 Winner **

Get in the know in no time.

Yahoo News Digest 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”. Atoms are key quotes, images, videos, stock tickers, 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.

In addition, we have extended this paradigm for the Apple Watch to deliver top-of-the-hour news bulletins. These bulletins are designed with the Yahoo News Digest's minimalist and modernists attitude. A bulletin begins with a beautiful, geometric poster which signifies the hour using Roman numeral accents, color and diagonal accents. The view is simple with just a graphic and concise headline. The bulletin itself is composed three simple but important screens. We offer the user a two sentence microsummary, a visual piece of information we call an "atom" eg map/stock ticker/stat, and then the ability for the user to speed read further information.

Yahoo News Digest makes your reading experience comprehensive, effortless, and complete, and is customized for both iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. If you get your News Digest on an iPad, you’ll also enjoy a weekly Katie Couric video show, the ability to customize when you receive your news and, in the US edition, extra news categories called Sections which include atomized stories on a whole range of topics.

We are committed to building the best mobile experience and are interested in your feedback.

Let us know your thoughts here: https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/236000

What's New in Version 1.7.1

Introducing Yahoo News Digest with Apple Watch support!

We have brought a unique experience designed exclusively for the Apple Watch. Building upon our minimalist and modernist design approach, stay in the know with top-of-the-hour bulletins that are algorithmically and editorially determined to be of importance and salience to that hour.

Engage the article through our "Atoms" and activate the speed reading function for a new approach to deliver content

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Customer Reviews

Excellent news app

After a year I feel the same way I did when I first started using the app. It's set up in my notifications as the top app that alerts me to what's going on and gives me info in manageable snippets.

Hard not to like

Good stories. Slick interface. Has a nice gamey aspect for completing a set number of stories, like you're winning a game. The extras at the bottom of the story like reference info from Wikipedia are also great.

Pet lover

Love it!!! Short and to the
Point. Love that you receive critical news updates in a timely manner. Keeps all issues of what's going on around the world current.

Yahoo News Digest
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.7.1
  • Size: 28.3 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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