A message on the company's website indicates that the service is no longer available but does not confirm the acquisition by Apple.
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!
Re/code reported that Apple was close to purchasing the company a couple days ago; however, we're still waiting for official confirmation.
WSJ reporter says Apple is "confirmed" the acquisition with its usual statement.