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Pulse News Reader returns after NY Times cut out

Pulse News Reader returns after NY Times cut out

Having fallen foul of the NY Times lawyers yesterday and seen their Pulse News Reader app for iPad yanked from the App Store, Alphonso Labs' software is now back in the marketplace [iTunes link] after being mildly reworked.  According to All Things D's sources, the team submitted a new version which removed the NY Times as a default feed and changed the screenshots used in their App Store listing to remove the paper from view.

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Pulse News Reader for iPad praised by Jobs then yanked from App Store

Pulse News Reader for iPad praised by Jobs then yanked from App Store

It's every young developers' dream: you create an app for the iPad, get glowing feedback in the press, and then Steve Jobs mentions your software while standing on stage during the WWDC 2010 keynote.  Unfortunately for the developers of the Pulse News Reader app which Jobs did indeed namecheck yesterday, the aftermath wasn't chart-topping sales but a takedown notice from the NY Times and their software being yanked unceremoniously from the App Store.

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Google+ Explore turns misunderstood network into social Reader replacement

Google+ Explore turns misunderstood network into social Reader replacement

Google has added a new category view to Google+, effectively turning the contentious service into a socially-curated news reader to take on Flipboard, Pulse, and others. Dubbed Google+ Explore, and initially available both on the desktop and in the Android app, the new view combines shared posts and content, communities related to particular topics, and popular "What's Hot" stories that have been highlighted by other Google+ users.

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Facebook Reader tipped to rival Flipboard for socially-curated mobile news

Facebook Reader tipped to rival Flipboard for socially-curated mobile news

Facebook is cooking up its own socially-enabled Flipboard alternative in the hope of filling the gap left by Google's near-death Reader, it's reported, aggregating news and other content both from publishers and shared by friends. The app, internally known as Facebook Reader, is said to strongly resemble existing cross-platform digital magazine Flipboard the WSJ's sources say, with development initially focusing on versions for iPhone and iPad.

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5 great alternatives to Google Reader

5 great alternatives to Google Reader

Google Reader is shutting down, folks, and aside from a few petitions that may or may not, but definitely won't work, there's nothing we can really do. The die has been cast. The moving finger has writ. Hannibal has crossed the alps. Google Reader will be no more starting on July 1. Thankfully, though, Google is giving us a generous grace period to go out and seek other means of RSS aggregation, and we have a few suggestion that you may want to consider as you go on your quest.

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Google to shut down Google Reader and other services on July 1st

Google to shut down Google Reader and other services on July 1st

Google is just releasing shocker after shocker today. First with the announcement that Andy Rubin is leaving Android, and now with its announcement that Google Reader (and several other of its services) will be shutting down. Google says that usage of Google Reader has been declining year after year, and that it's time to "retire" the service. Users will have until July 1st to export their Reader data via Google Takeout.

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Pulse for Web brings feeds to browser with extra IE10 touch magic

Pulse for Web brings feeds to browser with extra IE10 touch magic

Newsreader app Pulse has launched a browser-based version, bringing its slick feed consumption to the web. The new webapp synchronizes with the existing Pulse app, meaning any subscriptions made in one are then set up on the other, and Pulse has been working with Microsoft to enable browser-based touch control. You'll need Internet Explorer 10 to make the most of that, however.

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Google Currents social news app for tablets imminent

Google Currents social news app for tablets imminent

Google is tipped to be on the precipice of launching its new socially-enabled news reader app, Google Currents, with the iPad and Honeycomb software expected to go live on Friday. Tipped back in September under its codename Propeller, now AllThingsD's source claim the app - which will rival stalwarts like Flipboard and Pulse, as well as new challengers like Yahoo!'s Livestand - is set to make its official debut before the week is out.

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Google Propeller promises news revolution for iPad and Honeycomb

Google Propeller promises news revolution for iPad and Honeycomb

Google is readying a new socially-enabled news reader app, Google Propeller, which will take on well-known rivals like Pulse and Flipboard in addition to challenging Facebook's recent news additions. Propeller is expected to be available both on Android Honeycomb tablets and Apple's iPad, AllThingsD's sources reckon, and is one of a number of apps and services the search giant has in the pipeline.

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Pulse News Features Android Community!

Pulse News Features Android Community!

Today our favorite picture-based-blog-viewer Pulse News has decided to feature our sister site Android Community! We recently learned that Android Community is one of the highest-added blog feeds added in the entirety of the application (with SlashGear right alongside it,) so we were gleeful in finding it also featured in the tiny list released today via the bigtime Twitter and AlphonsoLabs blog announcements. Take a peek at the blog post right over [here], have a look at the Twitter post at @PulsePad, then add Android Community to your big list on Pulse on any one of the many devices it can be hosted on. Android phones, Android tablets (including the XOOM, on which it looks fantastic,) iDevices including the iPad and the iPad 2 (on which Pulse again, looks fantastic.)

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