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YouTube Music reaches 50 million premium subscribers, driven by emerging markets and Gen Z

YouTube Music reaches 50 million premium subscribers, driven by emerging markets and Gen Z

Google's introduction of the branded YouTube Music service, and its cold-blooded murder shutdown of the older Google Play Music service, hasn't been all that smooth. But apparently it's been profitable. Google's Global Head of Music for YouTube, Lyor Cohen, says that the service now has 50 million subscribers across the various options.

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New owners infect Mi Control Center and other apps with insane ads and subscription prices

New owners infect Mi Control Center and other apps with insane ads and subscription prices

A company snapping up a popular Android developer can be a precursor to shenanigans. And shenanigans aren't anything new for Treydev Inc, a Romanian developer which we've reported on before. The dev makes popular custom user interfaces that mimic the behavior of Android device maker skins. Earlier this year Treydev's most popular apps were switched over to the developer account for ZipoApps, a holding company with a few dozen apps on the Play Store of varying function and quality.

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Fan-favorite video editor leaps from iPhone to Android

Fan-favorite video editor leaps from iPhone to Android

Do you take videos on your phone? Do you subsequently need to remove and/or rearrange portions of those videos, along with more subtle changes? Do you find the app that came with your phone to achieve this purpose underwhelming? Then You might want to check out Videoleap. Previously restricted to iOS, this video editor comes from the same people who developed the Motionleap photo animator.

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Twitter thinks you will pay it to undo your bad tweets (instead of just deleting them for free)

Twitter thinks you will pay it to undo your bad tweets (instead of just deleting them for free)

After nearly a year of rumors and hintsnot to mention a pricing leak earlier this week — Twitter has finally announced a paid tier for anyone who just can't get enough of their feed. It's coming to Canada and Australia first, with a couple of long-requested power features locked behind a monthly subscription.

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Paramount+ streaming plans get simpler and cheaper on June 7th

Paramount+ streaming plans get simpler and cheaper on June 7th

Paramount+, nee CBS All Access, is your one-stop shop for streaming shows like Star Trek, Nickelodeon, and all those cop shows your parents love to wait for on network TV. Though the service launched back in March, its plan options were a bit confusing. Starting next week, they'll be simpler, and at least one will be cheaper ... though you'll lose access to your local CBS station.

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$3 'Twitter Blue' subscription may include Scroll news and better bookmarks, but not editable tweets

$3 'Twitter Blue' subscription may include Scroll news and better bookmarks, but not editable tweets

Last year, Scroll was launched as an all-new way to pay for some of your favorite publishers — including us! — while blocking ads. The app tells sites not to deliver advertisements to your browser using third-party cookies, improving the experience immensely. Big changes for Scroll are on the horizon, though, as Twitter has announced its plans to acquire Scroll.

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New YouTube TV store tab shows off subscription options on smart TVs

New YouTube TV store tab shows off subscription options on smart TVs

YouTube TV is already fairly pricey, as cable-cutting services go. But if you want even more content on top of its standard live TV channels and on-demand video, you can add on more packages (just like old-fashioned cable TV, for better or worse). An interface tweak is making it easier to find these options on television, without having to search for them on a phone app or the web.

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Twitter’s got a way for you to make money from your silly tweets

Twitter’s got a way for you to make money from your silly tweets

Only a couple of weeks back, Twitter was said to be exploring ways to reduce its dependence on ad revenue by monetizing some of its features. A part of that leak turned out to be true as Twitter shared some details of its new subscription model — Super Follows — at this year’s Analyst Day.

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We spoke to the developer behind gReader, and here's what's happening

We spoke to the developer behind gReader, and here's what's happening

The developer behind gReader has broken his four-year silence regarding both the app's lack of updates, recent customer complaints regarding intrusive advertisements, and the move to a subscription model. We had the chance to talk to the developer about these changes and, in short, they considered it the only way to continue developing the app. However, although the old Pro version isn't available on the Play Store anymore, customers can still download it from the project's GitHub, and prior Pro owners will get a one-year subscription under the new model.

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DC Comics sets its sights on Marvel Unlimited with the launch of DC Universe Infinite

DC Comics sets its sights on Marvel Unlimited with the launch of DC Universe Infinite

Back in September 2018, DC Comics launched its subscription video streaming and digital comic service. This service was called DC Universe, and it was basically an all-in-one app for everything DC. Well, despite rough times for the company, DC has rebranded its DC Universe app into DC Universe Infinite to solely focus on the digital comic book side of the app. While all of the video content that used to exist in DC Universe has been moved to HBO Max, the comic book selection has expanded beyond the 24,000+ library to now include titles from the Black Label line as well as the Vertigo imprint.

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