It seems as if lately Apple has been acquiring a few startup companies, with the most recent acquisition of BookLamp just a few days ago. And now, reports are saying the Cupertino-based company also bought out startup talk-radio service Swell. It appears the deal has already been finalized, as Swell’s website and App Store app has recently been shut down. When you go to the website, the following message is displayed to the public:
Thank you for using Swell over the past year. We wanted to let you know that the Swell service is no longer available. We’ve been inspired by the opportunity to create quality products that positively impact users’ lives, and we are grateful to all our listeners. Thank you everyone for your support!
Source: Swell, Wall Street Journal, Re/code