TLDR: Google is discontinuing their payment processing for Chrome extensions, so we are creating a new account/payment system. Please sign up here so we can contact you regarding this transition and ensure it goes smoothly!

Ever since we launched this plugin five years, we have used the payment system that…

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We launched Read Across The Aisle in early 2017, in reaction to the outcry about filter bubbles that followed the 2016 Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump as President. …

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Since ebooks came on the scene nearly 20 years ago, researchers and reading enthusiasts have wondered whether they would supplant paper books, or whether paper books would outlast them. Research studies have continued to show mixed results, with ebooks unable to clearly overtake paper. …

Like many Stanford students, Eva Hangartner is accomplished and multi-talented: she graduated from the prestigious Bronx High School of Science in New York City (where she competed in track and swimming), she speaks German and Arabic, and she is now pursuing a major in history. …

Night Mode is getting popular: Reddit just redesigned their website and included a Night Mode, and Apple’s new MacOS will come with a Night Mode as well.

BeeLine has offered Night Mode color schemes in our browser plugin for years, but until now it had to be manually activated on…

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I woke up Sunday morning to an email from Google saying that the BeeLine Reader extension for Chrome did not comply with the following requirement:

Provide a link to your privacy policy in appropriate field [sic] in the Chrome Web Store Developer Console and on the inline installation page (if…

Sometimes the best pitch is the shortest. A one-sentence pitch that actually gets read is better than a 2-paragraph pitch that goes unread. I learned this lesson the hard way after pitching my startup to a number of websites that showcase new startups. …

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This is really easy to do! Just shoot us an email (contact@BeeLineReader.com), and we’ll send you a secure link where you can update your credit card info.

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A few months ago, the Wall Street Journal’s “google loophole” disappeared. But despair not: there’s a new way to get free access to the WSJ website — and all you have to do is climb out of your filter bubble to get it.

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Reading on the web is distracting. Not only are you bombarded by email dings, calendar reminders, and Slack notifications, the very website you’re reading is preventing you from focusing.

How? By surrounding the one thing you care about — the body text on the page — with a rotating cast…

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