Google Currents to Sell Subscriptions After Re-Launch as Google Play Newsstand

Two years ago, I wrote about Google’s new app, Currents, which, at the time, was a consumer and publisher-friendly app but lacked the ability
Two years ago, I wrote about Google's new app, Currents, which, at the time, was a consumer and publisher-friendly app but lacked the ability for publishers to sell digital subscriptions. Like social media, the app would have been great for distributing free content, but not for driving sales for premium content. That's apparently changed as Google folds Currents into its new Google Play Newsstand and allows publishers like The New York Times to sell digital subscriptions…...

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