Weekly Subscription News: Reboots, Rentals and Runways

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Weekly Subscription News: Reboots

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In this weeks subscription headlines, rumor has it that Microsoft is working on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate that will merge its subscription gaming services, Rent the Runway adds childrens clothing to its monthly subscriptions, and Financial Times hits 1 million paying readers. Also this week, Discovery launches new non-fiction video streaming, MoviePass faces competition, and Facebook considers paying publishers for their news content.

Discovery Offers Subscribers Specialty Non-Fiction Video Streaming
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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscription Will Merge Services for $14.99 a Month
TechRaptor

MoviePass Reboot Faces New Challengers to Prove Subscription Model Can Profit
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Rent the Runway Expands Its Monthly Subscription to Childrens Clothing
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Financial Times Reaches 1 Million Paying Readers
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Netflixs DVD Rental Service Brought In $212 Million Last Year From 2.7 Million Subscribers
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Cleveland Plain Dealer Lays Off a Third of Unionized Newsroom Staff
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Facebook Is Considering Paying Publishers for News Content
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