A Mobile Wire Service for Breaking News

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Circa, the mobile news service that was co-founded and funded by Cheezburger Network Chief Executive Officer Ben Huh, launched the second generation of its platform on Thursday, including an Android version of the app—but the real meat of the launch is Circa’s focus on breaking news, and its plan to become a kind of one-stop mobile wire service for major news stories. Co-founder and CEO Matt Galligan said Circa will now start offering breaking news alerts, combined with the service’s existing ability to “follow” and get updates to a story.

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