Weekly Subscription News: PC Gaming, Subscription Pricing and Layoffs
Featuring Google, Xbox, Netflix, Hertz and Vice Media
In this week’s subscription news, Xbox Game Pass is coming to PCs with 100+ titles, Netflix increases prices by up to 20% in the U.K., and Tribune Publishing will pay $56 million in a special cash dividend to shareholders. Also this week, Google ends ad blocking in Chrome, Okta stock is on fire after its latest financial report, and Hertz launches a $1,000-a-month car subscription. No, that’s not a typo - $1,000 a month.
Fortune to Add Paywall in Bid to Diversify Revenu
The Wall Street Journal
Vice Media Parts with 2 Top Editors After Layoffs and Before Expansion
The New York Times