Weekly Subscription News: Cooperation, Collaboration and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Featuring Stir, Parler, Nickelodeon, Uber and Lyft

This week’s subscription news headlines include global cooperation, an unexpected return to the App Store, and free rides to COVID-19 vaccine sites. Startup Stir launches ‘Pay’ product to help creators collect on brand deals and pay collaborators, Facebook and Axel Springer make a global cooperation deal, and Parler returns to the App Store with some content excluded. IGN says Nickelodeon is the future of Paramount Plus, Twitch drops subscription prices but says its creators will earn more, and Uber and Lyft will provide free rides to COVID-19 vaccine sites in a deal with the White House.

Startup Stir Launches ‘Pay’ Product to Help Creators Collect on Brand Deals, Pay Collaborators

Facebook and Axel Springer Strike Global Cooperation Deal

Parler Returns to App Store with Some Content Excluded
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Google Struggles to Match Apple on Smartphone Privacy Changes
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Nickelodeon Is Paramount Plus’ Future

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Uber, Lyft to Give Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccine Sites in Deal with White House