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Google to cut subscription app subscriptions from 30% to 15%.

Google Cuts App Subscription Commissions from 30% to 15%

Google announced they will reduce app subscription commissions from 30% to 15%, effective January 1, 2022.
Weekly Subscription News: Raising Money, Ransomware and Rivals

Weekly Subscription News: Raising Money, Ransomware and Rivals

Steam bans video games selling crypto and NFTs, Sinclair TV hit with ransomware, Spotify & Pandora attract most U.S. audio listeners.
Axios Launches Paid Newsletters to Support Local Journalism

Axios Launches Paid Newsletters to Support Local Journalism

Axios has launched paid memberships in 14 local markets to support their operations.

Five on Friday: Eating, Expanding and Evolving

Hulu teams up with Uber Eats, Fox Nation offers discount to first responders, and HBO Max expands into Europe.
Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ Chicago explore a possible merger

Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ Explore Possible Merger

The Chicago Sun-Times and public radio station WBEZ are exploring a possible merger.
Patreon subsidiary Memberful Launches Paid Newsletter Feature

Patreon Subsidiary Memberful Adds Paid Newsletters to Membership Platform

Patreon Subsidiary Memberful adds a paid newsletter feature to its membership platform.
Scroll Will Shut Down in 30 Days and Be Absorbed by Twitter Blue

Scroll Will Shut Down in 30 Days and Be Absorbed by Twitter Blue

Scroll, an ad-free, streamlined reading service, will shut down in about 30 days and will be absorbed by Twitter Blue.

Wondery Offers New Kids’ Podcast Subscription Service

Wondery expands its podcast audience to includes kids with its new kids' podcast subscription service, Wondery Plus Kids.
Weekly Subscription News: Raising Money, Ransomware and Rivals

Weekly Subscription News: Wine, Watchdogs and Winning

Baltimore Ravens launch wine club, Washington Post debuts Zeus Prime, and FTC urged to pass privacy rules.
Adobe Reports Record Revenue of $3.94B in Q3 FY2021

Adobe Reports Record Revenue of $3.94B in Q3 FY2021

Adobe reports record revenue of $3.94 billion for Q3 of FY2021, representing 22% growth year-over-year.

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