LinkedIn buys Pulse news reader and distribution system for $90M

by Curtis Lee Fulton

LinkedIn says it’s bought a news reader and distribution platform, named Pulse, from Alphonso Labs for $90 million. Pulse claims it has over 30 million users on its iOS and Android news reader apps in over 190 countries. Forty percent of its users are outside the US. Pulse has content deals with over 750 publishers.

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