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Disney+ Considering Adding Shopping, Gaming as Streaming Services Diversify
Disney+ Considering Adding Shopping, Gaming as Streaming Services Diversify
December 08, 2023  |  Streaming

With streaming services increasingly expanding beyond just offering video content in an effort to stand out in a crowded landscape, Disney+ is reportedly exploring new...

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Xbox Making Billion-Dollar Game Pass Bet as Competition Heats Up
Xbox Making Billion-Dollar Game Pass Bet as Competition Heats Up
December 04, 2023  |  Subscriptions

Xbox is seeing its massive investment in video game content pay off, as more of gaming comes to rely on subscription models. In an interview...

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Five Months in, FedNow Is ‘Doing What It Was Planned to Do’
Five Months in, FedNow Is ‘Doing What It Was Planned to Do’
December 01, 2023  |  Faster Payments

Five months since the FedNow® Service launched, Miriam Sheril, head of product, U.S. at Form3, told PYMNTS, there are some encouraging signs. Although it is...

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Streaming Services Promote Black Friday Deals After Adding New Tiers
Streaming Services Promote Black Friday Deals After Adding New Tiers
November 21, 2023  |  Streaming

Hulu has announced a Black Friday promotion that offers the streaming service’s Hulu (With Ads) plan at 99 cents a month for 12 months. The offer is available...

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YouTube Rises to Top Spot in Provider Ranking of Streaming Apps
YouTube Rises to Top Spot in Provider Ranking of Streaming Apps
November 21, 2023  |  Mobile Applications

Netflix couldn’t stay on top as YouTube grabbed the lead in this edition of the PYMNTS Provider Ranking of Streaming Apps. Other notable changes include Twitch...

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Roblox Launches Creator Subscriptions as Gaming Companies Drive Recurring Revenue
Roblox Launches Creator Subscriptions as Gaming Companies Drive Recurring Revenue
November 17, 2023  |  Subscription Commerce

Roblox is launching new in-game subscriptions in an effort to drive higher-margin purchases as, across the gaming industry, major players look for new ways to...

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‘Friends’ Central Perk Coffeehouse Opens as Brands Look for Consumer Connections
‘Friends’ Central Perk Coffeehouse Opens as Brands Look for Consumer Connections
November 14, 2023  |  Restaurant innovation

Warner Bros. Discovery is becoming the latest company to open a themed restaurant to deepen consumers’ connection with their brands, bringing a “Friends”-themed coffeeshop to...

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Netflix Considers Adding Boxing as it Enters Live Sports Arena
Netflix Considers Adding Boxing as it Enters Live Sports Arena
November 03, 2023  |  Streaming

Netflix is reportedly considering streaming its first-ever boxing match as it prepares to enter the world of live sports. The streaming giant has engaged in discussions...

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Netflix’s Ad-Supported Plan Attracts 15 Million Subscribers in First Year
Netflix’s Ad-Supported Plan Attracts 15 Million Subscribers in First Year
November 01, 2023  |  Streaming

Netflix’s ad-supported tier now has 15 million global monthly active users, one year after the streaming platform launched the tier. “We have built an incredible...

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