Need a quick break from your Sweet 16 bracket? We’ve got you covered with this week’s subscription headlines: the NBA is testing a stream that will let sports fans watch the last quarter of a live game for $0.22, SaaS-based Pivotal files for an IPO, and YouTube plans to push people toward subscriptions with annoying ads. Also this week, Dropbox, Spotify, Cheddar and Tronc are in the news.
Pivotal Files for IPO
Spotify Reveals 2M Free Users Were Dodging Ads Using Ad Blockers
Cheddar Raises $22 Million for International Expansion
Wall Street Journal
Newsonomics: “Retiring” from Tronc? What is Michael Ferro Up To?
Ken Doctor for Nieman Lab