In this week’s subscription news, YouTube rolls out a new ‘breaking news’ feed on desktop and mobile apps, Amazon wins FTC antitrust approval for the purchase of Whole Foods, and the CEO of start-up GitHub is stepping down. Also this week, Mic plans to lay off staff as it shifts its focus to video, ESPN brings sports-bar-style viewing to your home with a new Apple TV app, and Google is gambling on ad blocking.
‘Alaska Dispatch News’ Goes Bankrupt, Gets New Owners
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Amazon’s Whole Foods Deal Wins FTC Antitrust Approval
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March 4, 2021 • Noon Eastern
Mic Is Laying Off Staff as it Prepares for a Pivot to Video