Weekly Subscription News: Podcasters, Paywalls and Potential
Featuring Spotify, Stripe, Verizon, Adobe, Hulu and Zynga
Happy Motherís Day to all the moms, grandmas and others who have been like mothers to us! We hope you have a wonderful weekend. Now onto the subscription headlines. This week, Spotify launches a limited U.S. test of voice-enabled ads, Verizon is looking to sell Tumblr, and owners of The New Orleans Advocate buy The Times-Picayune and NOLA.com. Also this week, Stripe announces its plans to hire more than 100 remote software engineers, photographers panic as Adobe tests new subscription options online, and Zynga wants to know if users will pay to play.
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