Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Apple plans to offer subscription content through News app | Reuters

Getting closer to realizing the transclusion vision, ~35 years after Ted Nelson coined the term (and closer to ~50 years since he introduced the concept); in other news news, see Microsoft's new iOS app serves up news stories based on your job (Mashable)

"The move would differentiate Apple News from Facebook's Instant Articles news offering, which does not offer subscriber-only content, and would likely give Apple a boost as it seeks to distinguish itself from a growing crowd of online news apps.

The move comes as news publishers try to figure out how to work with Apple and Facebook Inc , which are important distributors of news content to their hundreds of millions of users, but at the same time are getting between publishers and their readers.

By making paid content available through its News app, Apple would give publishers a way to maintain relationships with readers and perhaps attract new subscribers."
Apple plans to offer subscription content through News app | Reuters
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