• Financial Times acquires London-based developer of its HTML5 web app

    The Financial Times has acquired London-based application development firm Assanka, which built a nifty HTML5 web app – and other applications – for the publisher. (Hat tip to Benedict Evans) FT staffers such as Katie Morley and Jonathan Wheatley started spreading the news on Twitter, garnering retweets from FT.com managing director Rob Grimshaw and PR rep Tom Glover, who confirmed… Read More

  • Financial Times acquires London-based developer of its HTML5 web app

    The Financial Times has acquired London-based application development firm Assanka, which built a nifty HTML5 web app – and other applications – for the publisher. (Hat tip to Benedict Evans) FT staffers such as Katie Morley and Jonathan Wheatley started spreading the news on Twitter, garnering retweets from FT.com managing director Rob Grimshaw and PR rep Tom Glover, who… Read More

  • Financial Times Acquires London-Based Developer Of Its HTML5 Web App

    Financial Times Acquires London-Based Developer Of Its HTML5 Web App

    The Financial Times has acquired London-based application development firm Assanka, which built a nifty HTML5 web app – and other applications – for the publisher. (Hat tip to Benedict Evans) FT staffers such as Katie Morley and Jonathan Wheatley started spreading the news on Twitter, garnering retweets from FT.com managing director Rob Grimshaw and PR rep Tom Glover, who… Read More

  • FT bypasses Apple’s iTunes, launches HTML5 web app (free access first week)

    The Financial Times would rather not have Apple take a 30 percent cut of in-app subscriptions for its iOS publications, and has launched a HTML5 Web app that enables readers to access content across tablets and smartphones. As part of the Web app’s debut, FT will provide free access during launch week. FT acknowledges that the Web app has been initially optimized for the iPhone and the… Read More

  • FT Bypasses Apple's iTunes, Launches HTML5 Web App (Free Access First Week)

    FT Bypasses Apple's iTunes, Launches HTML5 Web App (Free Access First Week)

    The Financial Times would rather not have Apple take a 30 percent cut of in-app subscriptions for its iOS publications, and has launched a HTML5 Web app that enables readers to access content across tablets and smartphones. As part of the Web app’s debut, FT will provide free access during launch week. FT acknowledges that the Web app has been initially optimized for the iPhone and the… Read More

  • Financial Times Tweets That It Now Has An iPhone App. Yup, It's Pink.

    International business newspaper and website Financial Times, founded in 1888, is now part of the iPhone app club with the release of a free application on the iTunes App Store (iTunes link). The move comes after most of its competitors released applications for the platform back in 1891 (ok not really, but long ago anyway). Remarkably, FT announced the release of the application using its… Read More