Are Apps Like Flipboard the Future of Media?

Apps like Flipboard and Zite are showing traditional media entities what readers really want when it comes to mobile content consumption: smart aggregation, customization and personalization, and a better interface. If publishers don’t find a way to ride that wave, they will be crushed by it.

Flipboard: Future is HTML5, RSS & New New Advertising

Mike McCue, the founder of Palo Alto, Calif.-based mobile media company, Flipboard, seems to have figured out a business model for his 20-person company. It revolves around a new kind of ad network, embracing RSS and betting that HTML5 is going to define its future.