Verizon offers free Apple Arcade and Google Play Pass to unlimited subscribers, The New York Times is in talks to buy The Athletic, Amazon confirms Prime Day will be in June.
Parler returns to the App Store, Twitch drops subscription prices, and Uber and Lyft will provide free rides to COVID-19 vaccine sites in a deal with the White House.
Chargebee raises $125M, Twitch purges 7.5M bot accounts, AP builds local news collective.
The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a virtual workshop on April 29th to examine digital “dark patterns” to examine what dark patterns are and how they impact or trick consumers and the marketplace into making unwanted or extra purchases online.
Fortnite developer Epic Games announced it has raised $1 billion in new funding, increasing the company’s valuation to $28.7 billion.
Amazon hopes to attract new subscribers by adding more than 30 new games to its Apple Arcade gaming subscription service.
13K Spotify artists made $50K in 2020, MoviePass could make a comeback, Coca-Cola launches vending machine subscriptions in Japan.
The Information will launch a newsletter business, Twitter considers an "undo" feature, and WWE fans need to subscribe to Peacock to watch Wrestlemania 37.
Sports Illustrated launches premium memberships, Ordslip & DoorDash partner for on-demand delivery and Spotify considers a la carte payments.
Amazon reported its Q4 and full year 2020 financials, with 38% growth in net sales for the year. Also, Jeff Bezos will step down in Q3.