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Betaworks to purchase Instapaper, Marco Arment to advise "indefinitely"

0. phoneArena posted on 27 Apr 2013, 21:42

Instapaper was arguably the app that started the rush of read-later apps, and for quite a while it was the best of them. The trouble always was that Instapaper was a one man operation, so it took Marco Arment a long time to build an Android version of the app, and while he has worked hard, Pocket has eclipsed Instapaper as far as functionality. Well, Marco is getting help by selling a majority stake in Instapaper to Betaworks...

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