Flipboard expands into local news

Flipboard, the personalized news aggregation app used by 145 million users per month, is today launching a new feature aimed at bringing local news coverage to 23 cities across the U.S. and Canada, in

Flipboard hacks prompt password resets for millions of users

Social sharing site and news aggregator Flipboard has reset millions of user passwords after hackers gained access to its systems several times over a nine-month period. The company confirmed in a not

Flipboard launches a new tech section

With recent changes, Flipboard has been placing a big emphasis on allowing readers to go deep on their interests. Now it’s adding even more features around one particular interest, in the Techn

Flipboard opens up to more publishers by embracing the mobile web

Flipboard is changing the way it works with online publishers, thanks to two connected announcements. First, publishers no longer need to work directly with Flipboard in order to get their stories int

Videos are getting a bigger role on Flipboard

Flipboard is following the launch of its “smart magazines” by boosting the role of videos. It’s not that videos were totally absent from the news app before this, but they usually sh

Flipboard revamps its approach personalized news with new “Smart Magazines”

Flipboard is releasing a big update today, which introduces “Smart Magazines” — a new way for people to find news stories and other content tied to their interests. CEO Mike McCue said the big g

Flipboard looks to boost native ad sales with swipe-friendly Storyboards

Flipboard, the mobile and web app that lets you aggregate, discover and read content from around the web in a magazine-style format, is unveiling its latest “native” product to court more

Flipboard confirms it will get cut off from Instagram after the feed API ends this month

As Instagram continues to make moves to strengthen its platform with more features to keep users visiting it and staying longer, Instagram’s decision to kill off its feed API on June 1 has cl

Flipboard Overhauls Publisher Pages With Verified Badges, ‘End Card’ Links And Ad Tech

Flipboard, the mobile and web app with some 82 million monthly active users who use the app to read content from around the web in a magazine-style layout, is today taking the wraps off a new versi

Flipboard Launches A New Targeted Ads Product Based On Its Interest Graph

Flipboard today is opening up some better targeting to its advertising partners in the form of the advertising based on the interest graphs it has built for its users. Here’s an example: an adv

Flipboard Co-Founder Evan Doll Has Left The Company

Co-founder Evan Doll is no longer at Flipboard, the company has confirmed to TechCrunch and has just announced in a blog post. He will be joining Redpoint Ventures as an entrepreneur-in-residence. His

Flipboard Launches Its First Destination Site, 2016 Election Central

In preparation for tonight's first Republican presidential candidate debate, Flipboard is launching its first ever destination site, 2016 Election Central, to help users of the popular news curation a

11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week, top tech companies reported earnings, Twitter took away our backgrounds and we saw headlines about Uber, Tesla, and more. Here at TechCrunch HQ, we launched our newest and first ever talk s

Flipboard Confirms New $50M Funding Round From JP Morgan

Flipboard has confirmed to us that it has raised $50 million, two days after we first reported that the company had authorized the shares earlier this year. JP Morgan was the sole investor, the compan

Flipboard Has Filed To Raise Another $50M

Flipboard's 75 percent jump in the last six months has it clocking in at over 70 million monthly active users. And it looks like that is not the only recent bump for the startup: It appears to have qu

Flipboard Users Can Now Add Their Own Voice, Opinions And Photos To Their Magazines

Mobile news magazine app Flipboard may be putting on a brave face in the wake of new competition from iOS 9’s forthcoming News app, practically a Flipboard clone. But there’s no doubt that

Flipboard Launches Private Magazines For Groups

Flipboard, an online and mobile service that allows readers to explore content from around the web in a beautiful magazine-style layout as well as create topical, mobile magazines of their own, is tod

Sneak Peek At Flipboard’s Apple Watch App

Among the many new applications designed for Apple Watch, there are still a few big names who had yet to reveal how their apps will look and operate. One of those names is Flipboard, the social magazi

The Ultravisual Team Acqui-Hired By Flipboard Leave To Found Apple Watch-Focused Messaging Startup

Just six months after being acqui-hired, the original team behind ‘visual storytelling’ app Ultravisual are leaving Flipboard to venture out on their own once again. The group’s yet

Flipboard Moves Beyond Mobile To Bring Its Personalized News Magazines To The Web

Flipboard is finally coming to the platform where most digital publishers start. After providing readers with beautiful, personalized mobile magazines on their mobile devices, the company is re-launch
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