Weekly Subscription News: Office, Uber and Accusations
Featuring Microsoft, Bloomingdale’s, HBO, MoviePass and Match
In this week’s subscription news, Microsoft takes away perpetual licensing for Office 2019 for home use, Bloomingdale’s launches a subscription rental service, and MoviePass has been accused of changing the passwords of power subscribers to limit usage. Also, this week, the Pacific Standard lost its financial backing, HBO Max sets a goal of 50 million subscribers in five years, and The Boston Globe’s union is planning a walkout due to contentious negotiations.
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