The New York Times Company acquires Audm, an app that turns longform journalism into audio

Audm, a startup that turns longform journalism into audio content, has been acquired by The New York Times Company, it announced this morning. While there are other services that turn news articles in

Instapaper returns to EU, relaunches its premium subscription service

Last month, Instapaper spun out from Pinterest – two years after being acquired – to again become its own independent “read later” service. Today, the new company is announcing

Instapaper is leaving Pinterest, two years after being acquired

Back in August of 2016, Pinterest acquired Instapaper, the read-it-later bookmarking service originally built by Marco Arment. Just shy of two years later, Instapaper is going back to being independen

Instapaper on pause in Europe to fix GDPR compliance “issue”

Remember Instapaper? The Pinterest-owned, read-it-later bookmarking service is taking a break in Europe — apparently while it works on achieving compliance with the region’s updated privac

Instapaper says it’s now fully restored after last week’s outage

Instapaper says today it has fully recovered from its extended outage, which caused the service to be down for over a day last week, then saw it return in a limited capacity. The popular bookmarking s

Instapaper goes down for over a day, says a full restore will take a week

Read-it-later bookmarking service Instapaper, owned by Pinterest since last year’s acquisition, was hit by an extended outage this week. The service came back online yesterday, February 9, after

Pinterest launches an ‘Explore’ section for trending topics and ideas

Pinterest today is launching a new section of the app that is geared around surfacing trending and top ideas that’ll get additional new content in front of users. Called “Explore,” i

Instapaper premium goes free for all users

Following its acquisition by Pinterest in August, Instapaper’s premium version will now be to all users, the company said today. As part of the acquisition, Instapaper’s team would begin w

Pinterest acquires Instapaper, which will live on as a separate app

Pinterest said today that it would be acquiring the team behind Instapaper, which will continue operating as a separate app. The Instapaper team will both work on the core Pinterest experience and upd

Instapaper Launches ‘Notes’ To Let Users Annotate Text

Instapaper, the app that lets you save and share online articles, has just launched a new annotation functionality called Notes. The feature allows users to select a piece of text from an article or o

Instapaper 6.2 Introduces Speed Reading Option

Instapaper, the reader app owned by betaworks, has today launched an update to the app that brings a few new key features to the experience. With Instapaper 6.2, users will gain access to a feature ca

Instapaper Goes Freemium With Big iOS Redesign

Instapaper, bringing bookmarks into the future, has just launched a big redesign of the iOS version of the app with loads of new features and a brand new business model. betaworks’-owned Instapa

Facebook Launches Save, A Read-It-Later List For Links, Places, And Media Pages

Two years after acqhiring read-it-later startup Spool, Facebook today launched a basic Pocket competitor called Save. It’s a feature for iOS, Android, and web that lets you store links from New

Gillmor Gang: Yotifications

The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Alexia Tsotsis, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — react with nervous jokes as all eyes turn to the success of Yo, the single-minded communication app

Facebook Takes Another Crack At Read-It-Later With “Save” Button

Facebook's quest to become a newspaper has seen it launch multiple News Feeds, the standalone Paper app, trending topics, and more. But you're not always able to stop what you're doing and read what y

Betaworks Updates Instapaper’s Web Reader, Browser Extensions And Mobile Updates To Come

Since Betaworks acquired read later service Instapaper from its creator Marco Arment, the startup studio has been pretty quiet. But the first major update is now right around the corner. The web reade

Betaworks’ John Borthwick Weighs In On Acquiring Instapaper

It was just last week that betaworks announced it had acquired a majority stake in fan-favorite reading service Instapaper, and today on the Disrupt NY stage betaworks CEO John Borthwick shed some new

Digg Owner Betaworks Buys Instapaper To Go Big On Social Reading And Discovery

Last summer, New York-based hybrid investor/incubator/holding company thing Betaworks acquired social news site Digg and relaunched it soon after, hoping to bring back some of its mojo in the process.

Save For Later Service Pocket Overhauls Its API To Make Things Easier For Its 10,000 Developer Partners

Pocket, the online service for saving content for later viewing that began life as Read It Later, today announced a brand new version of its API, designed to make things easier and better for its deve

Instapaper Finally Makes Its Android Debut, And It’s Almost Amazing

Given Instapaper creator <a target="_blank" href="">Marco Arment's</a> less-than-enthusiastic stance on Android, it didn't seem like an Android version of his popular story-saving
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