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Every day we face an information overflow; data is coming at us through so many channels that it is difficult to weed out the gems that are important to us from all the noise. For those who are not social media mavens, the whole problem can be intimidating. Project Emporia offers a solution to this. It sifts through ever-evolving news streams to identify hot news stories, categorizes them into topic areas and ranks them, and then presents them to you in a friendly and easy-to-use UI. With Project Emporia you get relevant stories on topics of YOUR choice. You can influence how future stories are chosen for you, one vote at a time. Your votes will improve the relevance of your news story choices not just for you, but for every other user as well. * Project Emporia is a release from Microsoft Research FUSE Labs. * Project Emporia identifies relevant news stories and surfaces them categorized by topic, by keyword or by your social circle (Twitter friends and friends-of-friends list). * Project Emporia allows you to easily share the most relevant stories with your friends on Twitter or Facebook. * Project Emporia can be used both on your mobile phone or the web at https://www.projectemporia.com. * Project Emporia allows to easily curate your Twitter friends list by contextual relevance * Project Emporia gives users a way to tap the pulse of the Internet. Please follow @projectemporia on Twitter to find out the latest information. (primarily English news)

Playable on

mobile device

mobile device

System Requirements

Minimum
OS Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8
Architecture x86, x64, ARM
Recommended
OS Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8
Architecture x86, x64, ARM

Additional info

Published by
Microsoft Corporation


Approximate download size
1.91 MB


Category
News & weather


Permissions
Use your media library
Use your device network services
Access your browser


Installation
Install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.


Language supported
English (United States)


Publisher Info
Publisher Website
Publisher Support


Additional terms
Project Emporia license terms



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Rating:4/5

6/15/2012

Dolescreen

Platform: Mobile

Best news aggregate I've found. Should be expanded to a double tile like calendar and needs live updates on tile. Channel sources could be easier to organize and it could be a bit faster. Other than that great.

Rating:4/5

5/23/2012

FlashFastestMan

Platform: Mobile

When it works, it's great. But the service is down fairly often and there aren't updates to fix some annoying bugs...but even with all that it's one of my favorite news apps. It seems like a neglected Microsoft project which is a real shame. Hopefully they will reengaged or pass it to open source.

Rating:3/5

3/10/2012

RedKryptonite07

Platform: Mobile

Nice app but slow to load. Instead of having to hit the plus button, it should just know you like a news topic simply bc u clicked on it and tailor future articles to this. Needs improvements to make it load quicker and run more smoothly.

Rating:1/5

2/21/2012

amcnamee

Platform: Mobile

Needs an update to actually pull results. I'll miss this app's daily updated but am uninstalling it until it is fixed.

Rating:1/5

2/14/2012

MakTheKnife512

Platform: Mobile

It stopped working. When it was working the articles it found were relevant and timely however, the app was slow and swiping often led to opening an article. I did use it daily.

Rating:2/5

10/11/2011

scdavis23

Platform: Mobile

Cool concept, but lack of a live tile is frustrating. Even worse, all the tech and business articles were strictly Microsoft-related. There's just not enough variety of articles to keep this app installed on my phone.

Rating:4/5

7/9/2011

Loopyeyes

Platform: Mobile

Great app, love the personalized news. Some improvements could be made, •The web browser needs to be fixed. Get rid of the black bar at the top (where the time/signal/battery life is). This will allow for more viewing space. •New categories. An "entertainment" category could be used, I would love to see a "music" category. Besides that and some responsiveness issues, project emporia is a great app!

Rating:3/5

6/27/2011

Zeidricht

Platform: Mobile

Decent app, fair variety of news, though, as its been noted, the sources are limited A bit of refinement and it'll be pretty awesome

Rating:2/5

6/7/2011

yesler

Platform: Mobile

Seems to pull from limited sources. Has potential to be very pretty and functional, but if you've got an RSS reader, you're not likely to use it.

Rating:3/5

5/4/2011

Kojakk08

Platform: Mobile

Great stuff, but lags while flicking through categories. My channels are not working, can not be able to add custom feeds nor channel. Or am I misunderstood something? I dont just need a standard set of feeds, i need customizable feeds. I would appreciate to have the full story when selecting it from the category, and please forget going to the website for it...

Rating:/5

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