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Final Note

Yahoo acquires Summly, which was created by a 15-year-old

Kai Ryssdal Mar 25, 2013
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Final Note

Yahoo acquires Summly, which was created by a 15-year-old

Kai Ryssdal Mar 25, 2013
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This final note on the way out, one at which I daresay everyone listening to this radio program will shake their heads.

Yahoo spent $30 million today to buy a news-aggregating app — Summly, it’s called. Pulls the need-to-know stuff from news articles and makes it look nice on your iPhone.

Which is great and all. Here’s the kicker: Summly was created by a 15-year-old kid to help him get through his homework.

Nick D’Aloisio‘s 17 now. Rich. And in case you’re wondering? Yeah, he totally gets to work at home.

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