Author Archives: Inside Flipboard

The Week In Review: Heartbleed Strikes

Last Monday, news broke that sensitive user information stored by most major websites was vulnerable to hackers–and had been for over two years. Known as Heartbleed, the bug exposed a critical security flaw in a devastating place: a website’s URL. … Continue reading

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From Germany With Love: Deutsche Welle Joins Flipboard

On May 3, 1953, German president Theodor Heuss went on Deutsche Welle, the country’s first international broadcasting service, to announce that Germany was ready to reenter the modern world…at least part of it was. After the fall of the Third … Continue reading

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Heartbleed Bug Update

As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for Flipboard and deploying a fix. Protecting our readers’ accounts, settings and preferences is critically important and, while there is no … Continue reading

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Re/code Comes to Flipboard

If 2014 is the year of the media startup, Re/code is one of its marquee acts. Founded by Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, two of the U.S.’s most respected technology journalists, Re/code launched on January 2 as the duo’s first … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: Renaissance Television

Couch potatoes, rejoice (be sure to stretch first): TV’s here to stay. Our changing media habits haven’t traded depth for distribution. Shows like Game of Thrones, Mad Men and Justified prove that we crave substance, surprise and storytelling in equal … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Glenn Beck of TheBlaze

Glenn Beck is ready to talk. It’s an occupational requirement for the outspoken Texas-based radio personality, who hits the airwaves each weekday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, for his self-titled show that’s broadcast in over 400 stations and … Continue reading

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Introducing Flipboard’s First Foray into Video Games

In 2010, humans spent 3 billion hours a week playing video games—three billion!—and that was before Flappy Bird made addicts of us all. The developers at Flipboard have had enough FOMO and decided to do something about it. They sequestered … Continue reading

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This Just In: Associated Press Files With Flipboard

The Associated Press has always worked at the intersection of tech and journalism. It started as a pony express route shared by five New York City newspapers to report on the Mexican War in 1846. It began sending photographs by … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: The Real March Madness Has Begun

Hope you didn’t need to heed the Ides of March—it just meant that college basketball’s beloved tournament season was halfway through, and finally taking shape. With April now just days away, remaining teams are playing some of the world’s best … Continue reading

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One Year and Seven Million Flipboard Magazines Later, Find One Just for You

One year ago, we unveiled Flipboard 2.0 — the version of Flipboard that enabled anyone to collect and share their favorite articles, photos, videos and audio in Flipboard magazines. When we launched magazines, we didn’t know exactly how our community … Continue reading

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