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Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Facebook's news subscription tool is delayed on iOS over Apple's 30% App Store cut; the tool will roll out on Android phones over coming weeks   —  The problem: Apple's 30 percent tax.  —  Facebook's effort to help media companies sell subscriptions has hit a snag: Apple.
Oct 19, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
RIAA: 30M+ pay for streaming, which now accounts for 62% of US music biz; streaming revenue up 48% in first half of 2017 to $2.5B, digital downloads down 24%   —  Spotify, Apple Music and other services have 30 million U.S. subscribers, and streaming revenue is up 48 percent so far this year.
Sep 23, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
New York Times reporter Mike Isaac is writing a book about Uber for W. W. Norton, due out in 2019   —  Crazy ambition, betrayal, sex, deceit and naked power grabs all make for a page-turner.  —  The Uber story has crazy ambition, betrayal, sex, deceit, naked power grabs, and lots and lots and lots of money.
Sep 14, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
A challenge for Roku's IPO: Netflix and YouTube are huge on Roku, but they don't make Roku any money   —  The streaming video box company wants to be a streaming video services company.  But someone has to pay them for that.  —  Roku has spent the last few years fighting for your living room …
Sep 3, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Apple, continuing its fight with media partners, will likely only succeed with TV when it brings its original shows to market   —  4K movies?  Sure.  But that's not where Apple wanted to be in 2017.  —  Here's a head fake of a story: Apple and Hollywood studios are wrangling over pricing for …
Aug 29, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Spotify renews licensing deal with Warner Music Group, clearing last hurdle before going public   —  Now that it has Warner Music on board, look for a nontraditional IPO at the end of this year or early 2018.  —  Spotify has cleared what ought to be the last major hurdle before it goes public …
Aug 24, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Eugene Wei, who ran video for Facebook's Oculus project, has left the company   —  He was there for a year and a half.  —  Eugene Wei, who ran the video group for Facebook's Oculus virtual reality unit, has left the company.  —  Wei, who joined Oculus in November 2015, left the company last month.
Aug 24, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Under terms of proposed new funding deal for SoundCloud, former Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor would replace Alex Ljung as CEO, who would stay on as chair of the board   —  Investors want to replace founder Alex Ljung with former Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor.  —  Investors want to replace the CEO of SoundCloud …
Aug 10, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources describe Facebook's paywall plan: 10 free articles/month from a publisher before redirect to publisher's subscription site, with no cut for Facebook   —  Mark Zuckerberg says he doesn't want publishers' data, either.  —  Facebook says it wants to help publishers sell subscriptions.
Jul 27, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Vimeo promotes Anjali Sud, who has been the video company's general manager, to CEO   —  Anjali Sud gets a promotion; Joey Levin goes back to running IAC full time.  —  Vimeo has a new boss, after going more than a year without a full-time leader.  —  Parent company IAC has promoted Anjali Sud …
Jul 20, 2017, 10:45 AMIn context

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