Weekly Subscription News: Podcasts, Payments and Premium Memberships

Featuring Sports Illustrated, Stadia, DoorDash and Spotify

This Valentine’s weekend, subscription companies are making strategic moves to keep the revenue flowing. Sports Illustrated tries premium memberships, Ordslip and DoorDash partner to offer on-demand delivery to restaurants, and Google shutters its Stadia game dev studio to focus on distribution and technology instead.

Also, Connecticut’s attorney general wants more information about a possible takeover of the Hartford Courant by hedge fund Alden Global Capital, industry trade group Incompas urges the FCC to restore net neutrality rules, and Spotify is considering á la carte payments for podcast subscriptions.

Sports Illustrated Tries Premium Memberships
TheStreet

Google Shutters Stadia Game Dev Studio, Will Focus on Distribution & Tech
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Connecticut AG Seeks Details on Prospective Alden Takeover of Hartford Courant
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