Five on Friday:, Oct. 30, 2020 News Orgs, Net Neutrality and Netflix

Five on Friday: News Orgs, Net Neutrality and Netflix

The FCC officially repeals net neutrality, YouTube launches "Shorts," a rival to TikTok, and Netflix is testing an audio-only mode.

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Microsoft Revenue Up 12% and Net Income Up 30% in FY21 Q1

In its Q1 FY21 earnings release, Microsoft reported total revenue of $37.2B, a 12% increase and net income of $15.9B, a 25% increase.
HBO announces Launch of Ad-Supported Tier

HBO Max Has 8.6 Million U.S. Subscribers in 4 Months

Just four months after its launch, HBO Max has attracted 8.6 million U.S. subscribers, ahead of WarnerMedia's goal for the SVOD service.
In its Q2 2020 financials, Sirius XM reports strong subscriber numbers including 516K net new subscribers, bringing total subscribers to 34.3M.

Sirius XM Raises Full Year 2020 Guidance After Q3 Earnings Report

After reporting its third quarter results, streaming audio subscription service Sirius XM increases its guidance for the full year 2020.
Weekly Subscription News: Printing, Promising and Paying

Weekly Subscription News: Comics, Content Discovery and Digital Revenue

Apple gives new iPhone buyers free subscriptions, hotels use subscriptions to lure back guests, and Morning Brew wants Business Insider to buy it.
Netflix Wins a Record 44 Emmys, More Than Any Other Network

Netflix Revenue Increases in Q3 Despite Slowing of Membership Growth

Netflix revenue increased 22.7% in Q3, but membership dropped compared to guidance provided by the streaming subscription service.
Zoom Settles Class-Action Privacy Lawsuit for $85 Million

Zoom Launches New OnZoom Platform for Paid Events

At Zoomtopia, Zoom announced the launch of OnZoom, a new online platform that allows paid Zoom users the ability to monetize events.
TIME Launches TIME for Kids Digital Subscription for Age-Appropriate News

TIME Launches TIME for Kids Digital Subscription for Age-Appropriate News

TIME magazine announced the launch of TIME for Kids, a new digital subscription that provides age-appropriate news for grades K-6.
Amazon Prime Day 2020 Is Coming Soon – October 13-14

Amazon Prime Day 2020 Raises $3.5B for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Amazon Prime Day 2020 was wildly successful, raising $3.5B for third-party sellers, most of which are small or medium businesses.

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