Spotify tests lower priced ad-supported tier

Spotify Acquires Podz to Improve Podcast Discovery

Spotify has acquired Podz, a tech startup focused on making podcast discovery easier and more personalized.
Adobe Reports Quarterly Revenue of $3.84B in FY21 Q2

Adobe Reports Quarterly Revenue of $3.84B in FY21 Q2

Adobe reported record results for Q2 FY2021, including revenue of $3.84 billion, representing 23% growth year-over-year.

Forbes Launches Lead Generation Subscription Service

Forbes wants to help marketing partners reach their target audiences using Forbes content through the media company’s new lead generation subscription service, Forbes Demand Engine.
Twitter Launches ‘Super Follows’ Paid Subscriptions

Twitter Blue Subscription Now Live in Canada and Australia

Twitter Blue, Twitter's first paid subscription service, is now live in Canada and Australia as an in-app purchase on iOS.
Amazon Launches Vinyl of the Month Club Subscription

Amazon to Host Prime Day 2021 A Month Early – June 21-22

Amazon is hosting Prime Day 2021 on June 21-22, a month earlier than usual. They are kicking off the event with a 3-part music spectacular.
Weekly Subscription News: Printing, Promising and Paying

Weekly Subscription News June 5: Winners, Waiting and Safe-for-Work

Beachbody reports revenue gain ahead of merger, Apple delays launch of Podcasts Subscription, and Headspace to launch podcast channel and sleep subscription.
Five on Friday: Fundraising, Investigating, Suing

Five on Friday: Fundraising, Investigating and Suing

Piano raises $88M, Epic Games and Apple face off in court, CMA looks at auto-renewal practices of anti-virus software companies.
Amazon Launches Vinyl of the Month Club Subscription

D.C. Attorney General Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon

The attorney general of the District of Columbia filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon on Tuesday, making it the first antitrust case against Amazon.
Five on Friday: Media Literacy, Podcast Revenue and Lossless Audio

Five on Friday: Media Literacy, Podcast Revenue and Lossless Audio

Apple Music announces lossless audio, IAB said US podcast revenue will be $2B in 2023, and YouTube spends $7M to help journalists and newsrooms start their own channels.
Twitter Launches ‘Super Follows’ Paid Subscriptions

Twitter to Launch $3-a-month Subscription ‘Twitter Blue’

Twitter is reportedly testing a $3-a-month subscription service, Twitter Blue, which will include premium features.

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