Weekly Subscription News: Uber, Amazon and Abusive Ads

Featuring Lyft, Camunda, Google Chrome, Hulu and Facer

Weekly Subscription News: Uber, Amazon and Abusive Ads

Featuring Lyft, Camunda, Google Chrome, Hulu and Facer

Weekly Subscription News: Uber

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In the subscription headlines this week, Lyft beats Uber to filing for an IPO, Camunda raises $28 million to grow its workflow automation platform, and Amazon Video Channels is estimated to raise about $1.7 billion by year end. Also this week, streaming subscription service Hulu is the first such service to accept Venmo as a form of payment, the value of Verizon Media Group (Oath) is drastically reduced, and Facebook emails reveal that insiders knew personal data was in danger and needed to be protected.

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