Weekly Subscription News: Mobile Apps, Media and Monetization

Featuring Xbox Game Pass, Google, Square, OnlyTweets, Roku and Penske Media

If you are still reeling from Tuesday’s presidential debate, here are some interesting subscription headlines to distract you. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will get free Funimation anime streaming, OnlyTweets launches a feature that lets creators monetize their feeds, and Google is demanding a 30% cut from app developers in the Google Play Store. Also this week, Square is making it easier for entrepreneurs to get paid, Microsoft 365 experienced an outage that impacted several services, and Roku’s free TV and movie channel gets a standalone mobile app.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscribers Get Free Funimation Anime Streaming
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Meet OnlyTweets, the Unofficial Twitter Feature that Lets Creators Monetize Their Feeds

Google Demands 30% Cut from App Developers in the Google Play Store
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