Google Currents: A Mixed Blessing for Subscription Sites

Google just came out with Google Currents last week, an app that lets publishers create mobile-friendly content across platforms (iPhone, Android, etc.). By all
Google just came out with Google Currents last week, an app that lets publishers create mobile-friendly content across platforms (iPhone, Android, etc.). By all accounts, the software seems rather intuitive for both readers and publishers. And Google already has 150 publications on board. What's missing? Paywall sites.To be fair, there are some membership sites available on Google Currents, like The Motley Fool and The Street. But these sites tend to upsell other products while providing free…...

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