According to various reports yesterday here and here, Google is working on launching a social and news reader app to compete with the very popular Flipboard App as well as Facebook, and is going to call it Propeller.
AOL is the owner of Propeller.com
The name of AOL apps is Editions by AOL
Editions.com is owned by AOL, which unlike Google seems to understand that when you name an App it’s pretty important to own the domain as well.
Matter of fact, Editions.com serves only to promote the app and provide a download link to the App Store.
Flipboard owns Flipboard.com and that domain serves as a site to promote the App as well.
Flipboard and products like it including Editions and News.Me, are a personalized news reader that allow you to pick topics and/or publications from which you want to read stories and are hugely popular.
This is not just another Google product Mashable says “Propeller could be the news-reading app of the year”
Another source who got a glance of the product, says that Google’s product is “mind-blowing good”
Their choice of using a domain name owned by a competitor;