News360 is a news aggregating service that users can access to limit the number of news stories that they are inundated with and just see those which they are most interested in. For example, users can receive a list of the top stories of the day and the app will learn over time what type of stories that the user is most interested in. Users can also browse through stories by categories such as US Elections, Arts & Culture or World News. Next to each story is a relevant image which helps a user to easily scan through the stories to spot the ones that they'd be interested in. Users can also search the news and topics by keywords or phrases via a search bar. Stories listed on News360 come from a large number of different publications and readers can quickly see which newspaper a story originated from. Additionally, users can see what other news sources have mentioned the story and quickly click on those included links to get another take on a story.
News360 is a startup company based out of Russia. It has about 20 employees as of May 2012 and it was founded in June 2010. To date, the app has mobile applications for the iPad, iPhone, Android, Window 7 and BlackBerry Playbook mobile devices. The CEO of the company is Roman Karachinsky and the COO is Nina Grigorieva.
News360 displays news stories from a variety of different publications. Additionally this aggregator learns about its users over time and eventually delivers personalized content for its users that it deems that the the user would be most interested in based on their past reads. Their mission is to: "change the world of news to allow people to be better informed, find things out faster, encourage learning and expand horizons, and at the same time save peoples’ time and make their lives less stressful."
News360 has a very fresh and vibrant style and its pretty easy to get lost in its stories since they are featured with relevant and interesting images. Additionally, users can quickly see what publication a story is from and determine if they'd like to read further about the topic through another news source.
To register for News360, users can click on the "Create Account" button on the site's homepage. From there, they can sign in by syncing their Facebook, Twitter or Google ID.
News360 is a free application.
News360 is a great app for anyone who gets their news from the Internet and who is tired of accessing multiple sites in order to get a total picture of the day's relevant stories. News360 places these articles in one, simple, easy and single place.