Its only been four months since Apple launched its news app for iOS 9.Now its the turn of Microsoft and the company has released the News Pro app as part of the Microsoft Garage project. The app is currently available only to iPhone and iPad users.
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The News app is made by Microsoft under the Microsoft Garage Project. The News Pro aims at providing personalized news stories to users. It learns about user interest by looking at their Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.
In order to use the service,users need to login using their Facebook and LinkedIn accounts. There are several topics including information technology, electric and electronic, design, financials, real estate, healthcare, education, and manufacturing among others. The News Pro app is powered by Bing
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Here's how the company has described its new app, "News Pro helps you search for news around your work every day. Fuel your unique interests with over a million topics to choose from. Get informed efficiently by locating the most important and relevant articles each day based off what interests you. Leverage the power of social networks for your daily news. You can sign-in on Facebook and LinkedIn to tailor your daily news highlights to your work experience and interests."
Google has its News Stand for Android devices, while Apple too recently launched its own news service for iOS. Now, Microsoft too has launched its own News Pro app. However, the service is not on its own Windows Platform but is on iOS devices.May be a News Pro app for Android too is coming soon.