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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.

HBO Max Boosts Subscribers and Revenue for WarnerMedia in Q3

In AT&T's Q3 2021, WarnerMedia reports total revenue of $8.4B, a 14.2% increase, including subscription revenue of $4B, a 14.7% increase.
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.
Five on Friday: Hip Hop, Book Clubs and Black Friday Deals

Five on Friday: Hip Hop, Book Clubs and Black Friday Deals

Netflix launches Book Club, Spotify opens waitlist for the "car thing," Walmart announces early Black Friday deals.
Netflix adds 4.4 million new members in Q3 2021.

Netflix Adds 4.4 Million New Members in Third Quarter

Netflix adds 4.4 million new members in Q3 2021, more than double the number of new members in Q2 2021.
Weekly Subscription News: Raising Money, Ransomware and Rivals

Weekly Subscription News: Leaks, Heat and Hurricanes

Fox Weather to launch Oct. 25; Pixel Pass to be answer to Apple One; Quartz bets on newsletters to drive reader revenue.

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.
Netflix and Walmart team up with exclusive merchandise hub

Walmart Becomes Exclusive Retail Hub for Netflix Merch

Netflix has partnered with Walmart on a new retail hub, showcasing exclusive items featuring favorite Netflix shows and characters.
STAT PACK: Gaming Monetization

STAT PACK: Gaming Monetization

STAT PACK: Gaming Monetization: gaming revenue, leading gaming markets, top free-to-play games, downloadable content, gaming subscriptions and in-game monetization leaders.
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Amazon-Owned Twitch Is the Victim of 125GB Data Breach

Amazon-Owned Twitch Is the Victim of 125GB Data Breach

Last Wednesday live streaming service Twitch was hacked, leaking a 125GB torrent including creator payout data.

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