Flipboard is trending as the popular news reader app -- previously only available on iOS -- is now being offered for Google's ( GOOG) Android devices. Flipboard for Android will come already installed on Samsung's Galaxy S3 phone, the company announced. Flipboard said it is also available on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet and Barnes and Noble's Nook. The company also made other announcements, including that it is adding Google+ and YouTube to Flipboard. The service is also now available in editions for Germany, Italy, Korea, Netherlands and Spain.
Severstal North America is another popular search. The Russian steelmaker has reapplied for a loan from the U.S. Department of Energy for $320 million to make new and improved steel. Severstal originally requested a $730 million loan, but it was rejected by the agency in January. Now, Severstal hopes to acquire the reduced loan to produce lighter and stronger steel for automakers and suppliers. Severstal celebrated the opening of two new lines capable of producing lightweight steel at its Dearborn, Mich. plant this week. The company has invested $1.4 billion in upgrading the facility so far. At the event, Chief Executive Alexey Mordashov said the company will focus on building its client base in the U.S., rather than buying other factories.
The chatter on Main Street (a.k.a. Google, Yahoo! and other search sites) is always of interest to investors on Wall Street. Thus, each day, TheStreet compiles the stories that are trending on the Web, and highlights the news that could make stocks move. -- Written by Brittany Umar.