Google Inc. is undercutting rival Apple Inc. with an online payment system that lets publishers keep more of the fees charged for reading their digital editions.
Apple has announced that if publishers want to sell digital newspapers and magazines for the iPhone and iPad, they must give customers the option of paying through its iTunes store.
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. launched the first iPad-only newspaper Wednesday.
News Corp. is now set to unveil the world’s first iPad-only newspaper, The Daily, in New York next Wednesday.
Pew Internet says a survey of 750 Internet users found that 65 percent said they’ve paid for online content.
Netflix Inc. is raising the prices of some of its subscription plans and is shifting its focus to streaming video as more members move to the Internet to watch movies and television shows. Its shares surged more than 7 percent in trading Monday.