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YouTube may launch premium subscription service

YouTube may soon launch its own premium subscription service for access to its own original content. The platform will be similar to the company’s new Music Key streaming service, allowing users to watch ad-free videos for a monthly fee, according to a Variety report. This rumor comes from an unnamed …

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Would you pay for YouTube? Google think so

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It’s no secret that YouTube is the go to source for instantly watching online videos these days, with YouTube access being a consideration when people are buying anything from tablets and phones, to consoles and TVs, let alone PCs. But now that YouTube is in such a dominant position, as …

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Could Windows 10 and beyond be a subscription service?

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Following remarks made at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference by Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s chief operating officer, there has been some speculation that Windows 10 could be released for free, or at least at a very low price while being backed by some subscription services. Here’s what Turner had to say: “We’ve …

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Amazon launched eBook subscription service in the UK

Amazon has officially launched its eBooks and audiobooks subscription service in the UK. The service is called ‘Kindle Unlimited’ and allows customers to pay a monthly fee for unlimited access to a pre determined library. In the UK, the service will cost £7.99 a month, Amazon Kindle EU Vice President, Jorrit …

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Sony reaffirms stance on EA Access

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe CEO, Jim Ryan, has reaffirmed the company’s stance on EA’s new subscription program, EA Access, stating that the $5 a month gaming service doesn’t quite “fit into the framework of everything we do and everything that we offer.” “We don’t have anything against EA Access, we …

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Amazon launches unlimited eBook subscription service

If Amazon wasn’t already considered in all out war with the traditional book sale industry, it is now. Extending its Kindle dominance over eBooks even further, Amazon has now launched a subscription service for the platform, offering some half million plus digital books for unlimited viewing, for just $9.99 a …

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Netflix to raise subscription price for new customers

Netflix has announced that it is going to be raising its subscription prices slightly for new customers within the next two to three months. It isn’t going to be a huge increase though, Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings, said that the company’s goal is to do “a one or two dollar increase, …

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Rumour: Youtube may start charging for some videos

According to some hints floating around several different sites this morning, Youtube could be set to begin charging for certain channel subscriptions, marking the first time that its content has been restricted to a specific user base. According to the Mashable report and its sources, this payment model could be …

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Legimi looks to reinvent the library

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While the digital distribution model has taken a while to get going, it’s certainly picked up steam now, as more and more of us find ourselves listening to music through services like Spotify, watching movies through Netflix; we’re renting access to content. However, while there’s been a big push with …

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