Zite’s dead, users told to get Flipboard

The acquisition of Zite comes to an end on December 6 as Flipboard continues integrating features into its main news filtering app. Users may find that it takes time before the service has fully caught up to their previous user experience.

Look out, Twitter – Google and Yahoo are also mulling Flipboard purchase

We heard earlier this week that Twitter is interested in acquiring news-reader app Flipboard. New reports suggest Web giants Google and Yahoo are also in talks with the Palo Alto startup, though details about any possible offers aren't…
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Twitter reportedly sniffing around Flipboard, acquisition in the offing?

Twitter has acquired dozes of companies in its nine-year history as it endeavors to build out its product and advertising offerings. Reports this week suggest it's been talking to magazine-style news app Flipboard in what could be its next…

Flipboard finally launches desktop version of its popular news reader app

Although it's a perfect fit for tablets and smartphones, the team behind Flipboard has finally decided to launch a Web version of its popular news reader app, bringing its familiar format to an even bigger audience.
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Twitter brings its ads to Flipboard and Yahoo in bid to boost revenue

Twitter has done a deal with Flipboard and Yahoo! Japan to start showing promoted tweets on the sites. The move brings Twitter ads to millions of non-users of the social media service, and looks set to boost the company's bottom line.

Flipboard app for Windows Phone finally lands

It's been in development for some considerable time, but Flipboard for Windows Phone 8.1 has finally landed. For now, however, handsets will need at least a gigabyte of RAM to run the app.

Flipboard acquires Zite in deal with CNN

Flipboard announced Wednesday it's acquired Zite, which offers a news reader app similar to its own. Users can continue to use Zite, though the app will be phased out in about six months once its technology has been incorporated into…

Facebook ‘Paper’ news app could launch this month, set to challenge Flipboard

Facebook is reportedly all set to launch its Flipboard-like news reader app, reportedly called Paper. The software is thought to have been years in the making, with Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg a key player in its development.

Flipboard finally arrives on Windows 8.1, with Live Tile support and more

It's been a year in development but Flipboard for Windows 8.1 is finally here. The news reader app, long praised for its elegant user experience, takes full advantage of the platform's features, with Live TIle support and more.

Flipboard is the latest app proving mobile-first doesn’t mean forever

As mobile continues to challenge desktops, popular apps are still popping up on the "traditional" Web. Is this the folly of mobile-only mindsets, or is the mobile app revolution just taking longer than we thought it would?
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Hands on with Flipboard for Web: A good start, but missing the mobile app’s polish

Flipboard used to be exclusive to tablets, but now it's expanding into the world of desktop browsing. While a browser addition is welcome, Flipboard skimps on the features we've gotten used to in the mobile version.