• The iPad is For Reading: Apple Will Introduce Its Own Newsstand In iOS 5

    When Apple launched subscriptions for iPad publications back in February, it effectively became a digital newsstand. With iOS 5, it will formalize the process with an official Newsstand app, exec Scott Forstall announced today at Apple’s WWDC today. Much like its iBooks app is a store for digital books, Newsstand will be an online magazine rack where you can keep and organize all of… Read More

  • LibreDigital Raises $4 Million For Digital Reading Technologies

    Digital publishing company LibreDigital (formerly known as NewsStand, Inc.) has secured $4 million in debt funding, the company announced this morning (an SEC filing shows they had recently raised $1.3 million for the round). LibreDigital last raised money back in May 2010, securing $8 million in funding – its total now stands at roughly $31 million. Read More