magazines

Apple to launch a premium news subscription service, report says

More details are out this morning about Apple’s plans for Texture, the digital newsstand business it acquired last month. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning to launch it

Apple acquires digital newsstand Texture as it doubles down on content ‘from trusted sources’

As the debate continues over fake news and the role that aggregators like Facebook have played in spreading it, Apple is making an acquisition that could help it lay out a position as a purveyor of tr

Magzter Launches Magzter Gold, Offering Unlimited Access To 2,000+ Magazines For $9.99 A Month

Startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.magzter.com">Magzter</a> is already <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/12/11/digital-magazine-startup-magzter-raises-10m-to-fuel-global-growth/">sell

Flipboard Debuts Catalogs, Shoppable Magazines Built By Brand Advertisers, Celeb Curators & Users, Too

Flipboard is inching into Pinterest's territory today with the launch of a new "shopping" category which allows e-commerce brands turn their online stores into flippable, shoppable catalogs, complete

Internet Killed The Magazine Star

I've been musing on whether or not to weigh in on the demise of <a target="_blank" href="http://techland.time.com/2013/07/11/pcworld-exits-print-and-the-era-of-computer-magazines-ends/">PC World</a>,

Lekiosk’s 3D Newsstand Lands On Asus’ Vibe+ Platform To Grow The Native Android Tablet Experience

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.lekiosk.com/">Lekiosk</a>, the France-based digital newsstand that last year raised <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/11/13/lekiosk-books-another-7-1m-for-i

Google Extends Magazines To The UK Google Play Store; Next Stop Europe?

A little sweetening of the deal for would-be Android holiday tablet and smartphone and buyers in one part of the world: today Google <a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/+GoogleUK/posts/fP

Content Curation Startup, Scoop.it, Rolls Out Big New Redesign To Help Businesses & Pros Increase Their Visibility Online

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.scoop.it/">Scoop.it</a> launched last November to give anyone and everyone the ability to create their own digital magazines -- to aggregate and distribute content

LeKiosk Books Another $7.1M For Its Online Store, As It Strives To Become The ‘Spotify Of Magazines’

Tablets, with their larger touchscreens that are less cumbersome than laptops, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/06/18/opa-ios-and-android-level-in-u-s-tablet-market-penetration-47-by-2013-2-6

Google Launches A Web Reader For Google Play Magazines: Now You Can Read On Phone, Tablet & In Google Chrome

Google quietly <a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/+GooglePlay/posts/1K1qFqNDk5a">announced</a> the addition of an online magazine reader this week, which works within its <a target="_bla

Newsweek Going All-Digital In 2013 Due To “The Challenging Economics Of Print Publishing And Distribution”

Newsweek, the U.S. weekly news magazine that's been in publication since 1933, today announced it would be going all-digital beginning in early 2013. The last print version will be the December 31, 20

Magazine Publisher Future Charts Path Back To Profitability Thanks To Apple’s Newsstand

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.futureplc.com/">Future</a>, an international publisher whose titles include T3, Official Xbox Magazine and websites like GamesRadar, revealed in a new<a target="_bl

Farewell, App Store? Netizine Turns Magazines Into Social Networks, Runs On HTML5

As e-book publishers and Apple face an <a href="http://www.techmeme.com/120411/p19#a120411p19">antitrust lawsuit</a> over pricing, magazine publishers are now looking into an alternative solution to

Pulse Adds 20 Titles From Popular Science Publisher Bonnier To Its Reading Stream, Its Biggest Launch Yet

In the landgrab among reading apps that aggregate content to make it more accessible on tablets and smartphones, one of the early movers, Pulse, is today announcing a deal with magazine publisher Bonn

The Pinterest Effect: Conde Nast Casts ‘Easy Living’ In The Mold Of Hot New Social Network

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Done right, it can also help the imitator tap into the zeitgeist and pick up more followers as a result. That looks like it might have been som

Pressly Turns Websites Into Tablet-Friendly HTML5 Web Apps

TechCrunch Disrupt finalist <a href="http://www.pressly.com/">Pressly</a> is an HTML5-based platform that turns online publications into tablet-friendly websites that work on the iPad, Android tablets

Video Demo Of Spin Play, The Magazine App That Comes With Music

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/spinpad.jpg"/> Now that iTunes <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/02/08/apple-subscription-itunes/">allows for subscriptions</a>, more

Apple's Digital Newsstand Just Disrupted The Publishing Industry

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/newsstand-guy.jpg"> How much pricing power exactly does Apple have over publishers desperate to figure out a digital strategy that results in

iPad Mags Need A New Blueprint

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/flipboard.jpg"> Ever since the iPad came out, print media companies have been feeling their way in this new medium, but so far they've just b

U.S. News & World Report Joins The Print Deadpool

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/us-news-world-report.jpeg"> Another major magazine will stop printing its editions and move completely online. <em>U.S. News & World Rep
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