Weekly Subscription News Round-up for Oct. 23

Featuring Hello Giggles, Walmart, Tidal, Tinder, Sony Pay and more

TV and radio try to capture younger audiences, Walmart enters the cloud services market, and Ohio newspapers take a stand. Those headlines and more in this week’s subscription news round-up:

Time Inc. Buys Hello Giggles
Wall Street Journal

Drop in Younger Listeners Makes Dent in NPR News Audience
Current

What Feels Like SaaS, Acts Like Saas, But Isn’t SaaS?
CMS Wire

Ohio Newspapers Print Blank Page to Show the Value of Local News
Ohio Newspaper Association

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Sony Pay? Sony’s Plan for Mobile Payments
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