New York Times and Flipboard partner up
With non-subscribers getting a small sample of the paper's stories and an opportunity to subscribe to the full paper, Flipboard becomes another place where the New York Times can hunt for business. And for both companies, there is the chance of added revenue as both companies will split ad revenue from the Times on Flipboard. This has been quite a month for Flipboard. Besides the deal with the Times, the app has been pre-installed on the sizzling hot Samsung Galaxy S III and is now available for Android phones from the Google Play Store. Prior to that, the app was available via the App Store for both Apple iPad and Apple iPhone users.
While Flipboard does not have monthly user figures to report, as of January, months before it started to offer a version of the app for Android, the service had 8 million subscribers. And now, Flipboard has "All the News That's Fit To Print."