Peter Kafka

Recent Posts by Peter Kafka

Pocket Raises $5 Million for Read It Later Service

Pocket, the Web bookmarking/sharing service formerly known as Read It Later, has raised a $5 million B round, led by previous investors Foundation Capital; Baseline Ventures and Google Ventures also put more money into the company. The company says it has six million users who save more than a million items a day, and is integrated with apps like Twitter and Flipboard. Competitors include Instapaper as well as Apple, which has built a “reading list” function into its operating system.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus