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  • Google launching 'Play News' service as Reader replacement?
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    Google launching 'Play News' service as Reader replacement?

    By 15 March 2013

    Google is readying a new feature called Google Play News that will distribute news content through "Issues" and "Subscriptions", shortly after the company shut down its Google Reader service.  As spotted by Android Police, a leak came from a JavaScript...

  • iPad magazine subscriptions soar thanks to iOS 5 Newsstand
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    iPad magazine subscriptions soar thanks to iOS 5 Newsstand

    By 26 October 2011

    Condé Nast, the publisher behind iPad magazines such as Vanity Fair, GQ and Wired has reported a huge boom in digital subscriptions since the release of iOS 5 on to the Apple tab. It has reported an increase of 268 per cent for subscriptions and 142...