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    The process took about a year and required the scanning and tagging of more than 50,000 articles dating back to 1933.
    Here’s how BuzzFeed, The Economist, The New York Times, Quartz, Vox, and Yahoo News slim down a day’s worth of news into manageable forms.
    Six months after it shut down, parts of Gigaom are relaunching, but they don’t look quite the same.
    “My job is to take the money this company gives me to operate the newsroom, and do the best possible job I can of telling stories of the San Francisco Bay Area and northern California.”
    Oyster’s strong tech saved it from being another sad ebook startup failure story, but it’s another case of platform power edging out an independent startup.