Yahoo today announced that it has acquired a mobile product company name Summly, which was founded by British teenager Nick D’ Aloisio at the age of 15. Summly built with a vision to simply the way one gets information. Summly officially gets debuted back in November offering simple browsing and condensed summaries from the new outlets. Although Yahoo shuttering down the Sumly, but Summly’s founder will be joining Yahoo in the coming weeks.
“The ability to skim them on a phone or a tablet can be a real challenge — we want easier ways to identify what’s important to us,” explains Adam Cahan, Senior Vice President of Mobile and Emerging Products at Yahoo. “Summly solves this by delivering snapshots of stories, giving you a simple and elegant way to find the news you want, faster than ever before,” he continues.
“For publishers, the Summly technology provides a new approach to drive interest in stories and reach a generation of mobile users that want information on the go. Nick and the Summly team are joining Yahoo! in the coming weeks. While the Summly app will close, you will see the technology come to life throughout Yahoo!’s mobile experiences soon.”