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University of Washington grads sell content creation platform CloudPress to News Corp.

CloudPress, a content creation platform co-founded in Egypt by three University of Washington computer science graduates, today announced that it has been acquired by News Corp. Allen Chen, Mohamed El-Zohairy and Bobby Mathews all met at the UW in the early 2000s and went to work for companies like Amazon and Adobe. They reunited a few years… Read More

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Murdoch’s ‘Daily’ is done: iPad newspaper to shut down

News Corp.’s attempt at an iPad newspaper will officially end Dec. 15, as Rupert Murdoch’s company announced today it will “cease standalone publication” of its short-lived e-newspaper, The Daily. For the past 22 months, significant effort and money went toward Murdoch’s experiment, the first iPad daily publication that refreshed every morning and charged customers each… Read More