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Lumi's founders hope to change the way you consume news. Photo: Lumi

Lumi’s founders hope to change the way you consume news. Photo: Lumi

The developers behind Lumi, a news curation service and new mobile app, want to change how you discover news. Instead of asking you to pick topics from a long list, like Apple News or Flipboard, Lumi uses magic background algorithms to offer you news stories that actually match your news reading habits.

The service uses Twitter and Facebook to discover your browsing preferences and then presents you with news stories, one at a time, asking you to swipe left (no) or right (yes) like a dating app to help refine what it sends to you. It’s like Tinder for news hounds.


Twitter realizes alienating developers probably wasn’t a good idea and is working to rectify that. Photo: Cult of Android

Twitter managed to create a swarm of disgruntled developers over the past few years. It worked tirelessly to break down many of the third-party apps that made the social network successful. Now, as Twitter discovers what it really is as a service, it’s working to repair relationships with developers and elevate the platform. This ought to be a win-win for everyone.


Samsung wants to cut even more off of Apple’s $548 million award. Photo: Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr CC

Samsung is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to cut more money off the $930 million Apple won in a patent lawsuit. The company is arguing that the appeals court’s earlier ruling is still unfair, even after successfully convincing the panel to chop off $382 million already.

Xperia Z2 vs Galaxy Note 3

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 boasts of the company’s proprietary Super AMOLED display, which is claimed to be one of the best mobile displays in the market. And a reviewer decided to put it to test against the newly launched Sony Xperia Z2 which features the 1080p Triluminos LCD panel with the Sony Bravia engine.

Meizu Event France

Meizu has just sent out invitations for a new launch event in Paris on the 6th of March. The Chinese manufacturer is expected to unveil the new MX4 flagship along with an Ubuntu running smartphone according to previous reports. An unveiling in Paris also means that Meizu is looking to go global on a large scale, which is rare for a Chinese OEM.

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