In this week’s subscription news, Hulu turns 15. What is the streaming subscription service planning for the future? Also, Amazon exits its Halo fitness business, Vice may be headed for bankruptcy, and Elon Musk thinks micropayments are a major win for news publishers. What we’ve learned from Musk so far though is that he only does things he thinks will benefit his bottom line. Will micropayments really smooth over the ruffled feathers of the news organizations he continues to alienate?
Hulu Turns 15. What’s Its Long-Term Future?
Diverse Tech Geek
Inside Amazon’s Canceled Plan to Make Halo a Fitness Success
Vice Appears Headed for Bankruptcy
The New York Times
Apple and Google Lead Initiative for Industry Specs to Address Unwanted Tracking
Elon Musk Thinks He Has a Major Win for News Publishers with Micropayments
Clubhouse Axes More than 50% of Employees in ‘Reset’ of Live-Audio App Startup
Jimmy Pitaro Says ESPN Will Go Direct-to-Consumer When It Makes Sense
Rise of the Newsbots: AI-Generated News Websites Proliferating Online