Confirming rumors from earlier in the week, Readmill founder Henrik Berggren posted on the start-up’s blog that Dropbox has acquired the company, new users can no longer sign up and that it will be shut down on July 1.The acquisition was for a rumored $8 million. The post provides an explanation and also instructions for users as to how to get their content out of the app.For those of you who used Readmill and are looking for a new reading app: Ten Best Apps for Reading Ebooks on the iPad.Here is Berggren’s complete post:EpilogueThree years ago, we set out to create an open, independent reading platform. We believed that the reading experience could be beautiful and that it was meant to be shared.Along the way, we created a reading app for iOS and Android that proved these things to be true. We’re proud of the product we built, but even more so, we’re grateful for the community of readers that made it grow.At every turn, your feedback shaped Readmill’s development, and your passion signaled a new chapter for reading. Together we wrote in the margins of ebooks and discussed our favorite passages from across the world. Thank you for helping …read more

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