Angry Netflix customers have inundated social media sites with threats to cancel their subscriptions since the Los Gatos company announced it would raise its prices.
Netflix is raising its prices by as much as 60 percent for millions of subscribers who want to rent DVDs by mail and watch video on the Internet.
Apple has made a change that could help newspaper and magazine publishers make more money when they sell subscriptions for the iPad and iPhone.
Some Bay Area consumers are complaining that their mail boxes are stuffed with unwanted magazine subscriptions that they didn’t ask for.
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.