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Trump sues Facebook, Twitter and Google for censorship; FTC opens probe of Amazon's proposed purchase of MGM; Apple shows an interest in NFL Sunday Ticket.
Google Offers 70% Revenue Share to Developers of New Stadia Games

Google Offers 70% Revenue Share to Developers of New Stadia Games

Google hopes to attract more Stadia game developers with financial incentives including a 70% revenue share for new games.
Five on Friday, July 16, 2021: Pirating, Training and Tweeting

Five on Friday: Pirating, Training and Tweeting

LIVIT launches tiered subscription plan; UK man is jailed for pirating Premier League subscriptions; Twitter tests new conversation settings.
Cloud services fuel Microsoft's revenue growth in FY21 Q2.

Microsoft Announces Windows 365, a Secure, Versatile Cloud-Based Operating System

Yesterday, Microsoft announced the launch of Windows 365, a secure, versatile cloud-based operating system, available to businesses on Aug. 2, 2021.
Amazon to acquire MGM TV and Film Studio for $8.45B

FTC Is Scrutinizing Amazon’s $8.45 Billion Acquisition of MGM

The Federal Trade Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into Amazon's $8.45 billion acquisition of MGM.
Cloud services fuel Microsoft's revenue growth in FY21 Q2.

Microsoft Gives Employees $1,500 Bonus for Braving the COVID-19 Pandemic

Microsoft is giving $1,500 bonuses to employees for surviving the unique and challenging circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.

37 States and Territories Sue Google for Illegal Monopoly

37 states and territories sue Google for anticompetitive behavior and abusing their dominant market position.
Weekly Subscription News: Circulation, Subscription Management and Sales

Weekly Subscription News: Watching, Weighing and Working

Gannett wants to compete against NYT's The Wirecutter, Apple will soon start charging for TV+, Instagram works on paid stories subscription feature.
Five on Friday: Gutting, Growing and Grouping

Five on Friday: Gutting, Growing and Grouping

Alden cuts 10% of staff in first 6 weeks, reports on the state of mobile and the state of news media, and top subscription jobs.
USA TODAY Puts Premium Content Behind Paywall

USA TODAY Puts Premium Content Behind Paywall

USA TODAY announced Wednesday that its premium content will go behind a paywall, but "much of its content" will remain free.

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