CNN Acquires Canopy to Accelerate Development of News Aggregation Platform

The media company hopes to have it available within a year

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CNN announced today that it has acquired Canopy, a company specializing in private personalization architecture with a goal to “build a better internet.”

The news outlet said the acquisition, which included Canopy’s development teams and full assets, will help accelerate the release of CNN’s forthcoming digital news and information platform announced late last year.

The platform is being developed under the project name NewsCo and will serve as a way for CNN to compete with news aggregation platforms like Apple



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