• Conde Nast’s iOS 5 Subscriber Bump: Trend Or Blip?

    Conde Nast’s iOS 5 Subscriber Bump: Trend Or Blip?

    There’s been some chatter about how Conde Nast’s tablet editions of its popular magazines, which have enjoyed a large increase in subscribers since the release of Apple’s Newsstand feature. It must be a pleasant surprise to the company, which as late as April was easing back on tablet content production after a less-than-stellar debut period. A lot can happen in six… Read More

  • 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