Today, the day after CNN announced that it had acquired Zite, a news app for the iPad that gives users a personalized magazine-like experience, it became the number 1 free news app for iPad, up from number 21 the day before. The CNN App for iPad came in number two with CNN holding the top two positions for free iPad apps in the news category.
Last night on AC360°, Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul said if he’s elected president he’d do away with FEMA. Anderson Cooper grilled him about that idea.
Last night, media mogul Arianna Huffington was a guest on "Piers Morgan Tonight" and discussed the current job crisis in America, and the government's lack of urgency in fixing this crisis.
Following up on his earlier report, CNN's Dan Rivers (@danieljerivers) reports the nanny allegedly burned by Gadhafi's daughter-in-law is now getting medical care in Tripoli.
Nisreen looks younger than her age - 19. But as a member of the female unit of Moammar Gadhafi's militia, Nisreen says she was forced to execute 11 Libyan rebels. Arwa Damon (@arwaCNN) reports from Libya.Libyan teen says Gadhafi's troops forced her to execute rebels
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Tomorrow night, boxing champions Victor Ortiz and Oscar De La Hoya are guests "Piers Morgan Tonight," ahead of Ortiz's September 17 fight against Floyd Mayweather. Ortiz described his rough childhood. "It hasn't really been too easy growing up," he tells Piers Morgan. "My mother never came home. The WBC Welterweight Champion later talks about how he will prepare for the much antipated fight on September 17th.
Watch the full interview Wednesday at 9pmET/PT. "24/7: Mayweather vs. Ortiz" is airing now on HBO and replays on CNN.
CNN has acquired technology company Zite, a news app for the iPad that gives users a personalized magazine-like experience, it was announced today by Jim Walton, president of CNN Worldwide. CNN has added Zite to its already robust portfolio of digital products as a separate, stand-alone business that will continue to innovate and provide users with the news and information they want.
“Zite represents the next generation of content discovery and personalized publishing, and CNN wants to help lead in that space,” said KC Estenson, general manager of CNN Digital. “We think we can advance the industry in a meaningful way that helps content creators expand their businesses while growing the distribution of a product that people already love. The Zite technology can also help CNN's Websites and apps serve more personalized content, making our current digital services even better.”
Zite is an iPad app that leverages deeper technology to provide an individually personalized experience. Zite surfaces content to users that they will find most interesting from a variety of sources across the Web by learning users' preferences and getting smarter as it’s used.
“Zite is thrilled about combining forces with CNN to create a world-class news discovery platform,” said Mark Johnson, CEO of Zite. “In CNN, we have found a partner who shares our vision and passion. Being part of the CNN family gives us the capital to grow Zite's business and continue to innovate in the space.”
Tonight, Newark Mayor Cory Booker was a guest on "Piers Morgan Tonight," and spoke about the response to Hurricane Irene as well as his use of social media last week in preparation for Irene.