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Leaked Screenshots Reveal Upcoming YouTube Music Service Launch expected soon

Images of Google’s long-awaited YouTube music service have surfaced online, signaling that the launch may not be far behind. The tech blog Android Police got hold of the images, which…

August 19, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

Report: Google Will Introduce Paid Subscriptions This Week Continues to up the ante in original content arms race

Google will introduce paid subscriptions for certain YouTube channels this week, CNET reported. A rumored à la carte service would include up to 50 different YouTube channels, with single-channel subscriptions…

May 6, 2013, 12:28 PM EDT

Press+ Study Finds Digital Subscription Prices Rising, Meters Dropping Publishers offering fewer free reads

Can newspaper publishers shift to a paid online model without giving up traffic and its associated ad revenue? A new release of data from publishing e-commerce platform Press+ suggests they can.  The…

March 5, 2013, 5:21 PM EST

Politico Is Making Money With Subscriptions The site's sub service boasts a 96% renewal rate

In an era where it has been difficult to get anyone to pay for quality reporting, Politico is finding ways to make some cash. Eighteen months ago, Politico went out on…

June 21, 2012, 3:50 PM EDT

Facebook Gives Up on Facebook Credits Social network instead allowing users to purchase virtual goods with real money

Facebook has begun phasing out its Credits virtual currency, which users had purchased from the social network to put toward buying everything from FarmVille’s virtual currency to live concerts. Instead,…

June 20, 2012, 10:26 AM EDT

U.K.’s 'Independent' Newspaper Introduces Paywall Charges for overseas readers

British newspaper The Independent is to introduce a pay service for non-U.K. readers, The Guardian reports. The Indy is the latest British title to adopt charges for its online service.…

October 10, 2011, 7:47 AM EDT

Publications Experiment With Bundling Charging a premium for digital and throwing in print for little or nothing

So much for giving it away for free online. Increasingly, publishers are charging premium prices for digital content and throwing in the print product at little or no additional cost, reports…

May 16, 2011, 10:05 AM EDT

Hearst and Apple Strike a Deal First major magazine publisher to sell subscriptions through iTunes

Hearst has entered into a deal with Apple making it the first major publisher to sell digital subscriptions to its magazines through the iTunes store, The Wall Street Journal reported. Starting…

May 5, 2011, 10:18 AM EDT

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