21 Feb '11, 1am

On @e27sg: Media publishers are caught between Apple's and Google's business models

On @e27sg: Media publishers are caught between Apple's and Google's business models

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box Wired magazine, one of the several iPad magazines affected by Apple's new subscription model The Android vs iOS battleground has shifted to the publishing world following back-to-back announcements from Apple and Google. First it was Apple’s subscription model on Feb 15, then Google announced its One Pass subscription model a day after. Even before Apple’s announcement, indications were that Apple was adopting a tough, “Our platform, our terms” philosophy with publishers. And sure enough, that’s what Apple did with its subscription model: It wants 30% of all sales generated through its platform, and it alone will have customers’ names and contact information unless buyers opt in to share that data with content creators. And publishers thinking of...

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