Weekly Subscription News: Sinclair, Sony and Streaming

Featuring Plex, Mastercard, Microsoft, PS Plus and Jeep

Weekly Subscription News: Sinclair

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This was a big week for subscription companies with news that Mastercard is waffling on its policy for auto-renewals, Sony is being fined 2 million euros for misleading customers about the PS Plus subscription and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella hints that Microsoft 365 may offer a consumer subscription. Also, Plex considers a subscription streaming service, Jeep explores subscriptions and car sharing, and Golf gets a new look and a boost in ad sales.

Plex is the Latest Player to Contemplate the Subscription Streaming Game
Digital Trends

Mastercard Slams Brakes on Subscription Auto Opt-In Billing
PYMNTS

Microsoft CEO Hints Microsoft 365 Consumer Subscription
Windows Central

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Sony Fined 2 Million Euros for Misleading Players about PS Plus
GameRant

Storied Jewish Publication The Forward to End 121-Year Print Run
New York Post

Jeep Will Experiment with Subscription and Car Sharing
Autoweek

Sinclair Debuts Streaming Service for Its Local TV Stations
Associated Press

‘Golf’ Redesigns, Sees Bump in Ad Pages under New Ownership
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