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Dec. 8, 2011, 12:55 p.m.
LINK: allthingsd.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   December 8, 2011

Kara Swisher at All Things D reports it could be launched as soon as tomorrow. She earlier said it will run on iPads and Android (natch) and that it’ll be in the increasingly crowded Flipboard/Zite/Livestand/Editions/Pulse/etc. space.

Curious if they’ll launch on both Android tablets (which have been a market flop) and Android phones (of which there are a gazillion). Most of these apps started on tablets and only some have moved downscale to smartphones (Flipboard just yesterday.

Update, 3:45 p.m.: It’s out, for Android and iOS (both phone and tablet).

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