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May 29, 2013, 1:30 p.m.
LINK: aboutus.ft.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Justin Ellis   |   May 29, 2013

The Financial Times launched a new, mobile-friendly news wire today with an emphasis on speed and brevity. It’s called fastFT, and it’s something like a traditional news wire mixed with a Twitter stream, delivered both in a newsfeed on FT.com as well as on a standalone page. Like most content from the FT, fastFT is free to subscribers and available to other users under a meter.

Here’s a screenshot. Compare and contrast with the similar stream model at The Wall Street Journal.

Market-moving news and views, 24 hours a day - FT.com

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