The Relevant-and-Thriving Edition Tuesday, March 8, 2022

8 Of The Best Read-It-Later Apps You Should Try, by Khamosh Pathak, LifeHacker

Back in the late 2000s, as the iPhone was becoming popular, read-it-later apps solved this problem in an efficient way: You come across an article, you add it to the app, and it downloads a distraction-free version of the webpage to read offline later.

Fifteen years later, this little app ecosystem is still relevant and thriving. In fact, there are many new players trying to revolutionize the art of reading yet again. Here are the best read-it-later apps to try out.

S.Korea Approves Rules On App Store Law Targeting Apple, Google, by Joyce Lee, Reuters

It was the first such curb by a major economy on Apple and Google, which face global criticism for requiring the use of proprietary payment systems that charge commissions of up to 30%.

What It’s Like To Work At A Ukraine Tech Company During Russia’s Invasion, by Mark Sullivan, Fast Company

As the crisis continues, I’ve managed to keep in touch with some of those people. One is Julia Petryk, a communications executive at MacPaw, a major name among Mac software companies. Petryk and her family live in a high-rise apartment building in Kyiv. I asked her to give me a snapshot of how she’s doing—and how MacPaw is managing to stay connected and productive—via a Signal video call on Friday.

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