This Week’s Subscription News: Financial Times, FireEye and FX
Featuring Comcast, Time Warner, Apple, Microsoft and the New Republic
This has been a huge news week in the subscription world with Netflix’s acquisition of comic book publisher and producer Millarworld and Google’s offer to buy Snapchat for $30 billion. Also in the headlines this week, FX will offer an ad-free subscription service, the Financial Times returns to the App Store after a six-year break, and the new Time Warner chief says CNN is not for sale. We’re also reading about antitrust concerns over Amazon, Microsoft pushing hardware sales with a device subscription model, and how the pursuit of digital readers broke the New Republic.
Financial Times Returns to Apple’s App Store after Six-Year Hiatus
The Wall Street Journal
Incoming Time Warner Chief: CNN Not for Sale
The Hollywood Reporter