Recently Yahoo acquired a mobile news app called Summly, which was developed by a teenager from UK called Nick D’Aloisio, for $30 million. Nick developed Summly when he was 15 years old and now he is one of the youngest self made millionaires in the world. Soon after its acquisition, Yahoo updated its iPhone app with Summly integration. Today they’ve finally brought over the technology to their Android app, which is now available for download.
The new Yahoo app for Android looks a lot like its iOS counterpart. It will offer users the same “visual stream of stories” that it does on the other app. If you’ll be using this app a lot to read up on a variety of topics, chances are you’ll come across something that you’ll want to share. The app has prominent buttons for sharing content to Twitter, Facebook as well as various Android apps. Users can also choose their preferred topics to be shown more information on them. Yahoo has also improved its image, video and Web tabs so that the app can show better search results. The new Yahoo app for Android can now be downloaded from Google Play Store.