Buzzfeed released a news app — and it’s a triumph of substance over listicles. The iOS-only app has a clean design and feature set for mobile, streamlined social sharing, and easy customization options. It’s relatively late to the game compared to the pared down and newly-free NYT Now, but will still likely be a contender for your home screen.
Now that most of us carry a videocamera wherever we go, a great deal more breaking news is captured via video. In partnership with Storyful, Google this week launched YouTube Newswire to provide a curated feed of the relevant, accurate eyewitness videos.