Bangalore, August 12, 2014: Yahoo has launched the International edition of Yahoo News Digest for both iOS and Android users in India. Users can stay on top of all the need-to-know International news, twice a day, on their mobile phones with this app.Yahoo News Digest uses the Summly technology, acquired by Yahoo last year
Every morning and night, Yahoo News Digest delivers a summarized version of the top International news, in an easy-to-navigate design. Using algorithmic and human editorial curation, each story is a collection of “atoms” -- articles, maps, Wikipedia entries, videos, and photos -- that make it easy for users to "digest" the news quickly. The “Digests” provide a definitive summary of all the top International news so that users can stay on top of what’s happening in the world.The app covers stories from important news categories like - News, Technology, Sports, Business, World etc. Users can scan the summary, as well as read “Atoms,” which convey different dimensions of the story from the who, what, when, how, and why of a topic.
Unlike other homescreen widgets, the Yahoo News Digest widget keeps track of the digests that have been read.The news, compiled by Yahoo editors in the UK, US, and Malaysia, will deliver a timely Digest everyday at 8am and 6pm local time, wherever you are in the world.
Link for Android version here Link for iOS version here