Scripps Acquires App Fav WeatherSphere

The E.W. Scripps Co. has acquired WeatherSphere, a provider of weather apps. WeatherSphere, which now has eight iPhone apps and two for Android, including NOAA High-Def Radar, RadarCast, NOAA Snow Forecast and WeatherAlerts, will be used to leverage enhanced radar technology into Scripps’ existing Storm Shield, a paid national weather app geared at providing emergency alerts.