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This article was published on July 18, 2014


Watchup brings its video news app to Android phones

Watchup brings its video news app to Android phones
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Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him a Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him at [email protected].

Video newscast startup Watchup has officially launched on Android phones, joining existing apps on iOS, Android tablets and Google Glass.

The app offers channels of news-related video content from a range of publishers. As you watch, Watchup learns what you like and compiles a daily newscast with recommended videos.

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Watchup announced the news at the Turner/Warner Bros. Media Camp demo day. The startup recently rolled out a premium service in partnership with The Wall Street Journal, Euronews, Sky News, TheStreet.com, The Washington Post, Fox News and Fox Business. In addition to Turner’s Media Camp, Watchup is backed by Stanford-StartX and Microsoft Ventures.