Will Apple’s Recent Acquisition Mean Trouble for Digital App Subscriptions?
Apple’s purchase last month of the Dutch digital magazine publishing platform Prss has raised questions about their plans for developing a news aggregation app, potentially crashing the profusion of stand-alone subscription publishing apps. For years Apple has held to a philosophy of allowing print publishers to develop apps and sell digital subscriptions within the App Store. This relationship was mutually beneficial: Apple would get their cut and publishers would have a ubiquitous location from which to
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