Flipboard

Flipboard Notifies Users of Stolen Customer Data by Hackers

In a series of email sent out to impacted users, news aggregator app Flipboard has today notified of a security incident during which a group of hackers accessed its user data for more than nine months. According to ZDNet, Flipboard said that hackers accessed the database it was using to store customer information. While the...

Flipboard Gets Major Revamp, Introduces New “Smart Magazines”

Flipboard has today been updated to version 4.0, that brings a completely redesigned look to the popular social magazine app and introduces new "Smart Magazines” which gives users a new way to find news stories and other content related to their interests. Long-time readers who follow lots of content should find a more streamlined experience, while new users will be...

Instagram Blocks Access via Flipboard and All Third Party Apps

Facebook-owned photo and video sharing social network Instagram has today announced that starting June 1st, 2016, it will stop allowing all third party apps, including Flipboard, to access the images in its feeds. So if you have Instagram connected to Flipboard, you will no longer be able to log into your Instagram account on Flipboard after May 31...

Flipboard Struggles as Senior Executives Depart Stalling Sales Talks

According to a report by Bloomberg, several senior executives at Flipboard have recently left the company, including co-founder Evan Doll. As a result, the company is struggling to live up to expectations of its fans, while ongoing talks to sell the startup have also stalled. On the other hand, Tim Cook announced during Apple’s recent...

Apple to Launch “Flipboard-Like Product”, Eliminate Newsstand: Re/code

Re/code is reporting at the 11th hour (don’t you love that phrase?) Apple is set to debut a new free “Flipboard-like product” today at WWDC and also end its Newsstand app that was the way to deliver newspaper and magazine subscriptions: Apple plans to announce a free, Flipboard-like product that will show consumers samplings of...

Flipboard’s Personalized Mobile Magazines are Now on the Web [VIDEO]

Flipboard, the popular personalized mobile magazine service for mobile devices, is finally coming to the web, TechCrunch reports. The Flipboard mobile app enables readers to flip through stories based on different sources and topics they are subscribed to on their phones and tablets but now, users will be able to enjoy these beautiful, personalized mobile magazines on...

Flipboard to Introduce Video Ads with Fashion Brand Chanel

With fashion brand Chanel as its initial advertising partner, US based social network service Flipboard is now planing to go down the route of video advertising, following the likes of Instagram and Facebook. According to The Next Web, Flipboard founder and CEO Mike McCue has announced that the company will introduce the ad format starting next month. "McCue told Read Write...

Flipboard to Buy Zite from CNN For $60 Million [u]

Flipboard has today announced that it is buying magazine app Zite from CNN, which acquired the service three years back for around $20 million. According to TechCrunch, Flipboard will integrate CNN content in its app, covering over 300 feeds, in addition to paying $60 million. Flipboard has also said that it will stop updating Zite, but will add some...