Subscription model articles

Medium unveils its $5 per month subscription service

At the start of January, publishing platform Medium announced it had laid off 50 people, the equivalent to around one-third of all staff, and was closing its New York and Washington D.C. offices. The company said it needed to find…

Spotify overhaul adds podcasts and videos

Swedish-based streaming music service Spotify is expanding its offering to include podcasts, new types of playlists and most importantly, video. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek made the announcement earlier today at a media gathering in New York City, describing the expansion…

EA announces subscription service for Xbox One gamers

Borrowing a page from the streaming music and video industry, Electronic Arts on Tuesday announced a subscription service targeting Xbox One owners. EA Access, in partnership with Microsoft, will grant members access to select EA games for a monthly (or…