News aggregator Flipboard launches video service

News aggregation app Flipboard has launched a new curated video service, entitled Flipboard TV on Samsung Galaxy S20 phones.  The new service will feature content from publisher partners and local TV stations. It debuts with 16 interest-based channels, featuring professional video from major publishers including The Associated Press, Bonnier Corporation, Bustle Digital Group, Digital Trends, […]

Ex-Hulu CTO launches ‘QVC for millennials’ unboxing app

Former Hulu and Flipboard executive Eric Feng has launched a millennial-focused app, designed to marry unboxing videos with mobile commerce. The Packagd platform launches out of stealth mode with the introduction of its first app, Unboxed – which offers curated, hosted shows on new tech products, gadgets, and devices. “Our vision for Packagd has evolved over the […]

CNN sells Zite news reader app to Flipboard

CNN has sold its personalised news reader service Zite to news-magazine app Flipboard, in a deal estimated to be worth up to US$60 million (€43.7 million) over time. As part of the deal, Flipboard has teamed up with the news network launch custom magazines for selected CNN shows. CNN is also fully available on Flipboard, […]