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Apple is hoping to entice cash-strapped students to sign up for its Music streaming service, with a new Student Membership, offering the same features as a full subscription, but for half the price.
A new competitor has entered the ring in subscription-based streaming services, with Amazon Prime Video being made available via a monthly plan. New movies and TV, like Transparent, are now available.
While some have speculated that it will only be available for Office 365 subscribers, it turns out that Microsoft is currently looking to sell Outlook Premium as a separate subscription service.
SoundCloud has started its venture into the premium streaming music market with a service called SoundCloud Go, looking to offer a great alternative to Spotify, Deezer, and Apple Music.
Back in September, WhatsApp revealed that it had 900 million active users, and now - two weeks after dropping its annual $0.99 subscription fee - it's announced that it has over a billion users.
WhatsApp has always been free to use in the first year of service, but it said today that it's dropping its annual subscription fee for subsequent years, and has no plans to introduce third-party ads.
Spotify has always offered all the music on the service to all members. But the company is said to be considering giving artists the choice to make their music available only for paying subscribers.
Two months ago Adobe made its Lightroom photography app free on iOS devices. Now it's finally done the same for Android users, the app no longer requiring a Creative Cloud subscription.
Sony's PlayStation Now game streaming service is a cool addition to the PS4 but it's widely seen as too expensive. Luckily, the company is now offering a much more affordable 12-month subscription.
After confirming earlier this year the development of an ad-free subscription, we may now have a launch date for the new option. The service is said to be launching in October at $10 a month.
Boasting over 1 million e-Books in its library, Oyster, the "Netflix for books", will close its doors in the coming months. Google has hired some of its staff, including the CEO and co-founders.
The BBC has confirmed that it is closing the international version of its iPlayer video on-demand service in the next few weeks, almost four years after it first launched for non-UK subscribers.
In a letter to YouTube creators, Google has confirmed rumours that it will begin rolling out a paid subscription service in order to complement its free service with an ad-free option
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Rumors have been flying recently that Apple is in talks with cable companies about a new TV service and a report today states that Cupertino is wooing them with extensive user data to target ads.
Music labels have reportedly refused to lower their prices for Apple's new streaming service - but the company may be willing to pay big money to 'lock in' labels and artists with exclusivity deals.
Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers can now get almost £400 off a bundle including the range-topping Surface Pro 3 with 512GB SSD and Intel Core i7 processor, and a black Type Cover 3 keyboard.
With changes in the way Micrsosoft licenses Windows, and the push towards a subscription based Office, could Windows 10 be offered as a service? Not so soon, a Cowen analyst says.
Microsoft has said that users can continue to download, view and share the files they stored on OneDrive if their storage subscription expires, with the files remaining available online indefinitely.
The fitness app that showcased the new Kinect's capabilities on Xbox One will remain free going into next year. Microsoft had originally intended to launch a separate subscription for the app.
After Taylor Swift removed her music catalogue from Spotify, she faced quite some criticism from people claiming that she had 'sold her soul to Google', her spokesperson put these rumors to bed.
In an attempt to take on the likes of Spotify, Deezer and Beats music, YouTube is aligning itself as a paid for music streaming service. And we could see it launch within a matter of weeks.
Microsoft has announced that it is dropping the requirement of an Office 365 subscription for its Office apps on iOS and, soon, on Android, effectively making Office free across all mobile devices.
EA's CEO has said that the company's Access gaming subscription service - which launched exclusively on the Xbox One in August - has been a success, growing "well beyond early expectations".
EA has announced that its subscription gaming service - offering unlimited gameplay on a range of titles - is now out of beta, and is available for all Xbox One owners for $4.99/month or $29.99/year.
Microsoft says that EA Access - the subscription gaming service from EA, offering unlimited access to a range of games for $4.99 a month, exclusively on the Xbox One - is "very much a game-changer."
EA has said that any games added to its subscription gaming service - which offers unlimited gameplay on a range of titles - will be permanent, growing into a much larger library of games over time.
EA has announced a new subscription gaming service, exclusive to the Xbox One, allowing gamers to pay $4.99 a month for unlimited access to a range of games, along with early trials of new titles.
YouTube confirms that, "in a matter of days", it will remove videos from its site from artists such as Adele and Arctic Monkeys who haven't agreed to its terms for its new music subscription service.
YouTube is under fire for offering artists and music labels "probably the lowest rates in the business" for its new music service, and threatening to remove their videos if they refuse the terms.
Adobe have scrapped its Creative Suite branding, instead offering new applications through its cloud-based Creative Cloud subscription service. Is this move progressive or alienating to pro users?
According to a new patent application Facebook may soon implement a paid subscription model. Paying customers won't see any ads and may even get some extra features when interacting with the site.
If you live in Australia and own a NFC capable device, you too could win a copy of Office 365 Home Premium valued at $119, for nothing!
Adobe has responded to the parliamentary summons, around the IT pricing inquiry in Australia, by reducing the cost of its Creative Cloud subscription by AU$13 per month.
Microsoft's software prices are set to rocket within the workplace, while their Office 365 subscription price goes down. Say what you will, but Microsoft is really pushing a switchover for the future.
As sales of consoles stagnate across the board, Microsoft is looking to energise sales of its console, with a new Xbox 360 4GB + Kinect bundle for $99 upfront, subsidised by a $15 monthly subscription.
Print may not be dead, but the printed version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica is. Following last month's decision to move to a digital future, the company has launched a new subscription-based app.
Despite worldwide music revenues growing faster last year than in 2010, a new industry report indicates that music piracy is increasing too - 1 in 4 global web users acquired music illegally in 2011.
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