Time Inc. Makes a New Pitch to iPad Shoppers: Try Us Before You Buy Us

The world’s biggest publisher tries to grow its digital subscription base, using new technology and a time-tested pitch.
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Adobe Q2 Profit Down 66 Percent as Expenses Rise

Adobe Systems Inc.’s fiscal second-quarter earnings fell 66 percent as the software company recorded weaker product sales and higher operating expenses, through subscriptions for creative services continued to strengthen.

Google Chrome: 750 Million Active Users, Synchronized Web and Mobile Browsing

Not surprisingly, users of the Google Chrome Web browser are increasingly coming from mobile devices.
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Hearst Gets Its Million Digital Subscribers

A few months behind schedule. But who’s counting? (Besides us.)
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Pushing Editorial Into World of Apps

The small startup 29th Street Publishing is quietly trying to revolutionize magazine publishing, one app at a time.

Why Google Thinks Two Music Subscription Services Are Better Than None

Only a Googler could explain why Android and YouTube are talking about launching separate music services. But we can guess.
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ShoeDazzle Hoping to Woo Back Customers With New Subscription Offer

Next month, the Los Angeles-based company plans to give the subscription business one last shot.
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Absolutely, Positively Not a Netflix-Killer: AT&T Launches Its Own Video Subscription Service

$5 a month gets you … “Rudy.”
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Spotify Stops Selling Downloads

They won’t be missed. Especially in the U.S., where the company hasn’t bothered to sell them in the first place.
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Why Did the Web Miss Out on Al Jazeera?

If Web video is the future, how do you explain yesterday’s $500 million bet on TV?
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Why an Apple TV Is Not an iPhone

Time Inc. Droops Again