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Flipboard Acquires Zite from CNN
/ March 6, 2014 3:57 pm
Flipboard Acquires Zite from CNN

Flipboard, the Palo Alto-based developer of a social magazine app, said it has acquired Zite, developer of a competing news reader app for Apple and Android devices, from owner CNN. Though financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, Fortune reported that Flipboard paid more than the $20 million that CNN had paid for Zite in 2011. . Read More

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Facebook to Launch News App ‘Paper’
/ January 31, 2014 5:25 pm
Facebook to Launch News App ‘Paper’

VentureBeat reports that Facebook will soon launch a new stand-alone mobile news application called “Paper” that will feature a new look with content creation tools. Read More

Flipboard Raising Another $50 Million
/ November 26, 2013 2:17 pm
Flipboard Raising Another $50 Million

Flipboard, the Palo Alto-based developer of social news app, is raising another $50 million in funding, just two months after it secured $50 million at a reported $800 million valuation, Fortune reported. Rizvi Traverse Management, which led the initial tranche, also reportedly will lead the latest tranche, which when finalized will raise the 3-year-old company's total backing to $160 million. . Read More

Flipboard Raises $50 Million in Venture Capital Deal
/ October 11, 2013 2:26 pm
Flipboard Raises $50 Million in Venture Capital Deal

Flipboard, the Palo Alto-based publisher of an online, social magazine service, has raised $50 million in a venture capital deal, as confirmed by a new filing by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Founded in 2010, Flipboard offers digital magazine service that aggregates web links from a user's social circle, such as through Twitter and Facebook, and displays the content in magazine form on an iPad. . Read More

Flipboard Raises $50 Million for Social Publishing Service
/ September 24, 2013 10:55 am
Flipboard Raises $50 Million for Social Publishing Service

AllThingsD reports that Flipboard has raised $50 million in a new round of funding, led by Rizvi Traverse Management and Goldman Sachs. Flipboard is an app that gathers media from your favorite sources, and presents it into a customizable easy-to-digest digital magazine. With the new funding, the company is expected to be valued at $800 Million. . Read More

Bloomberg: Microsoft Will Soon Get Facebook App for Windows 8
/ June 27, 2013 12:18 pm
Bloomberg: Microsoft Will Soon Get Facebook App for Windows 8

Bloomberg reports that Facebook Inc. is developing an app for Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 8, introducing one of the most widely used applications absent from the OS built to help the software maker acquire tablet customers. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said, “Flipboard Inc., which allows users to combine articles into a digital magazine and the National Football League will also develop apps for Windows 8.” . Read More

TechCrunch: KPCB’s John Doerr Joins Zynga’s Board of Directors
/ April 5, 2013 3:24 pm
TechCrunch: KPCB’s John Doerr Joins Zynga’s Board of Directors

TechCrunch reports that John Doerr, a general partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, will be joining Zynga's board of directors. KPCB has been one of Zynga’s biggest VC backers prior to it going public in December 2011, with Doerr leading those investments. Read More

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