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News Bytetoday said it planned to accelerate plans to build a modern RSS reader in the wake of Google Reader’s planned death. This is the Digg that was bought by Betaworks and is now led by Andrew McLaughlin (formerly of Google, Tumblr and the White House). Other Google Reader alternatives will include Feedly and Reeder.
News ByteSpun CEO Andy Hunter. The app, launching today, is powered by human editors in each city, who curate stories from local Web sites based on their own judgment and social media buzz. Work on Spun began before Betaworks relaunched Digg, but Hunter acknowledged their similar approaches. He emphasized that the mobile app will notify users when they pass by something they’ve read about — for example, a local historical landmark or well-liked restaurant.