Five on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020: Subscription Codes, Audio Ads and Instagram Upgrades

Five on Friday: Subscription Offer Codes, Audio Ads and Instagram Upgrades

Gumroad launches monthly memberships, developers can now use subscription codes in their apps on Apple, and YouTube launches audio ads.
Apple Reports Record Revenue of $64.7B in Q4 FY20

Apple Reduces App Store Commission to 15% for Small Businesses

Apple announced that the company is reducing its App Store commission from 30% to 15% for small businesses earning less than $1M per year.
STAT PACK: Online Dating in the U.S.

STAT PACK: Online Dating in the United States

Online dating is projected to grow to $1.1 billion by 2024. Learn how U.S. adults are using dating apps, what services they pay for, and their experiences in our latest STAT PACK.
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Weekly Subscription News, Nov. 28, 2020: Babies, Baking and Brands

Weekly Subscription News: Fraud, Ad Integration and Satellite Internet

Comcast has more streaming subscribers than cable subscribers, SpaceX prices Starlink satellite internet, and TikTok and Shopify partner.
Five on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020: Wrestling, Selling and Browsing

Five on Friday: Wrestling, Selling and Browsing

WWE & the WWE Network report big revenue increases, Under Armour is selling MyFitnessPal and Google One launches a VPN subscription service.
Netflix is raising prices $1 to $2 a Month for US Subscribers

Netflix Is Raising Prices $1 to $2 a Month for U.S. Subscribers

Streaming video subscription service Netflix is raising prices $1 to $2 per month for U.S. subscribers, just weeks after halting free trials.
The European Union charges Amazon with antitrust violations which could cost the company up to $28.1 billion.

Amazon’s Third Quarter Net Sales Increased 37% to $96.1 Billion

Last week, Amazon posted its third quarter financial results, including net sales of $96.1 billion, a 37% increase year-over-year.
Weekly Subscription News, Nov. 28, 2020: Babies, Baking and Brands

Weekly Subscription News: Paywalls, Payments and Print

Salt Lake Trib to move to weekly print paper, GoCardless partners with Brompton's bike service for payments, ESPN puts more content behind paywall.
E-bike Subscription Service DANCE Raises $17.8M in Series A Funding

E-bike Subscription Service DANCE Raises $17.8M in Series A Funding

E-bike subscription service DANCE announced that it had raised $17.8 million in series A funding less than three months after its launch.
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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