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Apple’s reversal pleases publishers

Boston.com – 2011-06-10

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. reversed a policy that forced publishers to use its App Store to sell subscriptions, removing an obstacle that rankled companies aiming to put newspapers, music, and movies on iPhones and iPads.
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Guardian iPhone app attracts more than 400,000 downloads

Guardian – 2011-06-10

Latest figures also reveal newspaper's mobile website accounts for more than 10% of total digital trafficThe Guardian's iPhone app has been downloaded more than 400,000 times since its launch in January, while the newspaper's separate mobile website...
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Why Apple Backed Down in Fight With Publishers

AdWeek – 2011-06-10

Maybe Apple isn’t so untouchable after all. The device maker, which has been locked in a battle with publishers, made a surprise concession recently, dropping a pricing requirement for its App Store that irked publishers. Before, publishers...
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Apple alters App Store publisher subscription rule

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-06-09

Apple reversed a policy that required publishers to go through its App Store to sell subscriptions for content such as newspapers, music and movies available on the iPhone or iPad. The developer guidelines no longer say...
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Apple Changes Rules on In-App Subs

Folio Magazine – 2011-06-09

Apple has changed its rules for in-app subscriptions and content access in the App Store. Reports are indicating that the most significant change is access to content purchased outside of the app without a corresponding in-app subscription...
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Apple loosens grip on subscription terms for news publishers

Guardian – 2011-06-09

Tweak to App Store terms means publishers now have more freedom over pricing and subscriptionsThe announcement of the digital app service Newsstand was good news for news and magazine publishers this week, giving them a higher profile, dedicated...
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Apple’s Newsstand, subscription terms paint confusing picture for news apps

Poynter. – 2011-06-09

Apple is sending publishers conflicting signals about the future of content subscriptions on iPhone and iPad apps. As reported Thursday, the company has changed its app requirements to give publishers more pricing flexibility, which is a good thing....
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In media win, Apple to relax rules for publishers: report

Reuters – 2011-06-09

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc appears to have reversed its guidelines for magazine and newspaper subscriptions purchased in its App Store, in a big victory for publishers who blanched at the original terms.
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Financial Times Introduces Web App in Effort to Bypass Apple

The New York Times – 2011-06-08

A number of publishers have expressed their displeasure with Apple's plan to retain 30 percent of the revenue from subscriptions sold on iTunes.
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Apple Moves Digital Life to the Cloud, ‘Demotes’ the PC

AdWeek – 2011-06-07

Steve Jobs (along with Steve Wozniak) may have created the first real personal computer, but today the Apple CEO knocked his own invention down a few pegs. In announcing Apple’s highly anticipated iCloud storage service at the company’s annual...
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Apple Newsstand: what does it really mean for publishers?

Guardian – 2011-06-07

The second half of Apple's solution for publishers' apps was revealed last nightSnuck into last night's Apple World Wide Developer Conference was the announcement of Newsstand, which puts digital newspaper and magazine products into one dedicated...
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Apple Releases Newsstand with iOS 5

Folio Magazine – 2011-06-07

At an Apple conference held in San Francisco on June 6, Apple introduced iOS 5, the latest version of its mobile operating system, which now includes the Newsstand, a virtual set of shelves that display users’ subscriptions with the latest issues...
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Financial Times Thumbs Nose at Apple with Web App

AdWeek – 2011-06-07

Just as mainstream publishers are hitching their digital futures to Apple with a deal to sell subscriptions through the company's new Newsstand, one major publisher is saying, in effect, who needs it? On Tuesday, the Financial Times launched FT Web...
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FT admits 'Mexican standoff' with Apple

Guardian – 2011-06-07

Managing director of Financial Times website says paper can still make digital strategy workRob Grimshaw, managing director of the Financial Times website, has said the paper is in a "Mexican standoff" with Apple but does not need a deal with the...
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New FT app bypasses iTunes

Guardian – 2011-06-07

The Financial Times has introduced a new browser-based app for tablets, claiming it as "a major first by a news publisher."The automatically updating app will enable readers to access its editorial content across a broad range of tablet and...
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The Daily's Cook: Subscribers Wanted!

AdWeek – 2011-06-07

Christine Cook, head of sales and advertising at The Daily, used a panel discussion at Internet Week to hawk subscriptions—making one wonder just how much the outsized attention News Corp. is getting for its daring iPad-based newspaper...
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Will the iPad tablet really be the cure for newspapers' ills?

Guardian – 2011-06-05

Murdoch backed the Daily on iPad with $30m, but no one knows how this page-turner will endOnly a few months ago they seemed to offer salvation. As print newspapers and magazines faded, so tablets (led by the iPad) meant burgeoning hope – the same...
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The New York Times appoints woman editor – after 160 years

Guardian – 2011-06-03

Jill Abramson to take over as first female editor as the Gray Lady finally redresses gender equality• Jane Martinson: A subway token New YorkerFor 160 years the New York Times has been setting the standards of newspaper journalism in America, with...
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Council cutbacks hit blind readers using RNIB scheme

The Bookseller – 2011-06-02

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 09:33 Local authority cutbacks to the Royal National Institute for the Blind’s Talking Books service are leaving blind and visually impaired book lovers without proper access to the...
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Bloomsbury and Faber create Drama Online

The Bookseller – 2011-05-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 09:29 Bloomsbury and Faber are to jointly develop a digital content platform providing online access to drama texts. Drama Online will launch in October 2012, and will feature the...
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