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Web

Amazon to launch subscription-based book service?

Amazon is reportedly in talks with publishers to launch a subscription-based book service, similar to video-streaming service Netflix in the Americas, according to the Wall Street Journal. Amazon would offer nearly unlimited access to its digital library of books for a fixed monthly fee - an offer that would surely delight most bookworms.
The Daily Telegraph building on London's Fleet Street
Business

UK’s Telegraph may introduce paywall this September

The Telegraph will reportedly announce a new online paywall strategy as early as next month, with full implementation by September of this year, according to Marketing Magazine. By doing so, it will join other similar publications, including The Times and Sunday Times, and The News of the World, who have all adapted such strategies last year with moderate success.
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Mobile

Apple App Store introduces long-awaited subscription service

Apple have today announced the introduction of a long-awaited in-app subscription service available to content-based apps in the App Store. With the new service Apple receives a 30% share of new app subscriptions, but interestingly, when a publisher brings an existing or new subscriber to the app, the publisher retains 100% of earnings.
Steve Jobs via Wikipedia
Technology

Apple’s Valentine’s present – will it announce iPad2 next week [Rumor]

Apple will announce details of the iPad2 on Valentine’s day, ahead of an April 2011 release, if rumors reported by the Apple fan blog Apple Insider are true. According to Apple Insider, Apple will announce details of the pending release of the second generation iPad at a special event next week. The event has apparently been called to formally launch iOS 4.3 and its new in-app subscription model.
Rupert Murdoch
Mobile

Apple delays The Daily launch by “weeks”

Apple and News Corporation have delayed the launch of The Daily, an iPad-only publication, that was reported to be unveiled later this month on January 19th. Now, it is believed that this launch date will be delayed, but only by “weeks, not months".