News tagged with washington post

News aggregator Ongo to shut down

Online news service Ongo, which launched last year as a paid "aggregator" for various newspapers, said Tuesday it would close down by the end of the month.

dateMay 08, 2012 in Internet
shares0 comments 0

'Homeless Hotspot' stunt stirs debate at SXSW

(AP) -- A charitable marketing program that paid homeless people to carry Wi-Fi signals at South By Southwest has drawn widespread debate at the annual Austin conference and around the country.

dateMar 13, 2012 in Other
shares0 comments 1

US to reject Canada pipeline: reports

The United States will Wednesday reject the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, a politically charged project that is bitterly opposed by environmentalists, news reports said.

dateJan 18, 2012 in Environment
shares0 comments 3

CNN buys iPad news reader Zite

US cable television network CNN announced Tuesday that it has bought Zite, a Canadian company that makes a personalized news reader for the iPad.

dateAug 30, 2011 in Business
shares0 comments 0