Flipboard

  • Flipboard buys rival news reader app Zite; deal valued at $60 million March 6, 2014

    New York: News reader company Flipboard said on Wednesday it has bought rival app Zite from CNN and struck a content partnership with the cable news network. The deal is valued at $60 million, according to the CNN Money website. A CNN spokesman called the valuation "inaccurate" but declined to give...
  • Facebook could launch its Flipboard-style news reading app in two weeks January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: For quite sometime now there have been reports that Facebook is preparing a Flipboard-like news reader app, and now a new report has emerged claiming that the company may launch its Flipboard-style newsreader by the end of this month. Facebook is likely to name its new product "Paper",...
  • The next IPO after Twitter: Pinterest, Dropbox, Snapchat or Flipboard? November 14, 2013

    San Francisco: Just as one high-tech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too. Twitter's scintillating stock market debut punctuated a procession of highly anticipated coming-out parties over the past two-and-half years, providing a springboard for a new generation of rapidly growing...
  • Flipboard iOS, Android apps updated with support for Instagram videos June 30, 2013

    Mumbai: You can now view Instagram videos on your Flipboard iOS and Android apps, reports The Next Web. The social-network aggregator confirmed the news to the website. The ability to view videos on Instagram was introduced at a recent Facebook event and Flipboard is among the web services to have...
  • Facebook reportedly working on Flipboard-style news reading app June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of growing popularity of news reading apps like Flipboard and Pulse, Facebook is also planning to come with a similar app. According to a WSJ report, Facebook has been working on this project for over a year, which means that the social media giant had...
  • Flipboard launches new edition; lets readers create magazines March 27, 2013

    New York: Social magazine app Flipboard launched on Tuesday one of its biggest overhauls to date allowing readers to create and share their own magazines in a bid to keep growing in popularity. The app is letting readers customise their own content around topics, events, and personal interests that can be...
  • Google debuts Currents news app for iOS, Android December 9, 2011

    San Francisco: Google is joining a crowd of companies packaging digital content in a magazine-like format for mobile devices. The Internet search leader released its version, called 'Currents,' on Thursday. It works on smartphones and computer tablets running on Google's Android software, as well as Apple Inc.'s operating system and its...
  • Flipboard app launches Chinese edition December 6, 2011

    Shanghai: Popular Apple iPad news application, Flipboard, said on Tuesday it has partnered with China's Sina Corp and Renren Inc to launch a Chinese edition of the application to woo users in the world's largest Internet market. Flipboard's chief executive tweeted in May this year that the application, which integrates Facebook,...