How many times have you heard someone's name, searched Google and arrived at Wikipedia to find out about them? For example, well known VC, Brad Feld: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brad_Feld
Wikipedia is poor at news but Newslines lets users read and create rich interlinked news-based timelines of people, events and products, compiled from news sources, blogs and other resources across the net. Newslines aims to be the "News Wikipedia" by filling the gap between news and Wikipedia. Each newsline becomes the authoritative page about a topic.
Here's Brad Feld's newsline:
Brad's Newsline is concise, colorful, relevant, authoritative, properly linked content that can be sorted, filtered and cross referenced. And video!
Imagine newslines for every VC, for every businessperson, for every sportsperson, every politician, every person who is in the news, for every product and more...