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| November 29
On Second Thought, Apple Doesn't Expand Subscription Service To Games
Less than a day after Big Fish claimed Apple had allowed them to start charging a subscription fee for their iPad games, Apple has removed the service from the App Store. Available since November 18, the now-defunct plan would have done to games what Netflix does for movies and TV shows, allow people to rent them for a monthly subscription fee, according to Bloomberg News.
Bryan M. Wolfe
| November 24
Bloomberg: Apple Expands Subscription Service To Games
We're hearing some surprising and unexpected news from Bloomberg that suggests Apple has decided to allow subscription based game distribution in the App Store.
| November 23
Reuters: Financial Times' Web App Has Attracted More Than 700,000 Readers
Back in June, the Financial Times decided to ditch the App Store and produced a Web app, due to Apple's controversial in-app subscription policy. Now, in a report recently publish by Reuters, it is claimed that the Web app has attracted over 700,000 readers, making it more popular than the iOS application was before it was removed from the App Store.
| September 22
Hulu Complies With In-App Subscription Policy, Removes Web Link From iOS App
Hulu has recently updated its universal Hulu Plus iOS application, removing a subscription Web link (to its website) in compliance with Apple's in-app subscription policy.
| June 20
Condé Nast Spokesman Says GQ Print Subscribers Could Get The iPad Version Free, In The UK
According to a recent report, a Condé Nast spokesperson has recently confirmed that UK print subscribers of GQ will be granted access to the iPad version for free.
| June 11
Steve Jobs Responds To Subscription Debacle - SaaS Off The Hook?
The debacle surrounding Apple's newly introduced subscription feature, and its revenue sharing plan is reaching an all time high this week. Yesterday, we learned Apple rejected Readability, and the interwebs are now speculating that the survival of all SaaS apps (Software as a Service, think Dropbox or Basecamp) might be at stake.
| February 22
Is Apple Planning to Dominate The TV World?
The rumor that Apple would be taking on the cable & satellite TV market is almost as old as the rumor that Apple might release an iPod with a phone in it. As with most Apple unveilings, they are usually preceded by a huge surge in rumors and leaks. Are we seeing that surge today?
| July 13
Visual News From iPad Keynote, Now Appears For The iPhone
Visually appealing news reader Pulse, which was shown in Apple's keynote for the iPad, was quickly pulled due to a spat with the New York Times. It has finally returned to the App Store, and is now also available for the iPhone and iPod touch.
| July 5