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    Using the iPad to re-invent how you show content turned out to be beyond publishing companies. Partly execution and partly economics.

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    So we ended up with few really great newsstand apps. But the problems people tried to solve remain.

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    Immersive reading instead of people reading one story at a time. Quick loading without the overhead of the web. Discovery. Revenue models.

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    Apple News, like both FB and all the mostly-failed aggregator apps, aims at solving both reading experience and discovery.

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    Magazine apps, theoretically, gave ideal UX. but the execution was poor and you always had to install the app first. And generally pay.

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