Calacanis launches the mobile app, which highlights and summarizes news stories. The app is related to Mahalo.com. He hires Snyder, a former Atlantic editor, to run the service. It allows users to read a summarized version of the news or swipe through to read the full article. The news selection is curated by an editorial team. Snyder:
The idea behind it is that the world is heading to mobile, but there still isn’t a solution in the new space. I feel like the transition, in terms of news and mobile, is sort of where news and the web was in 2002. Everyone knew the web was going to be huge, but there still wasn’t a grammar to the form. [Inside.com aims to] marry what humans are good at and what technology is good at.