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Wall Street Journal capitulates, deploys Apple's In-App Subscriptions in new app version

The Wall Street Journal has updated its main iOS app to support in-app subscriptions,” iPodNN reports.

“Until now, the only way of getting full content was to pay for an outside subscription and log into the app,” iPodNN reports. 112 more words

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Google, The Wall Street Journal, Amazon, Kobo remove store links from iOS apps

”Amazon on Monday gave into Apple’s demands and pulled the Kindle Store button from its iOS app,” Electronista reports.

“Following similar moves by Google, Kobo, and the WSJ, Kindle readers using version 2.8 and up will now have to purchase the books on the web and only sync them through the iPad or iPhone,” Electronista reports. 91 more words

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Apple softens stance on in-app fees for publishers

Apple Inc. just made its App Store a little bit friendlier towards newspaper and magazine publishers.

Apple has quietly altered its guidelines surrounding the pricing of in-app subscriptions for applications sold in the company’s iTunes App Store, marking a shift in strategy that could improve mobile revenue streams for traditional publishers looking to build digital audiences. 895 more words

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Financial Times hopes against hope they can skirt Apple's iPad app subscription rule

”The Financial Times wants to keep selling subscriptions for its digital news directly to readers rather than surrender control of new customers who sign up via Apple’s iPad, the managing director of FT.com said,” Georgina Prodhan reports for Reuters. 711 more words

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