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Apple’s StoreKit 2 simplifies App Store subscriptions and refunds by making them accessible inside apps

If you’ve ever bought a subscription inside an iOS app and later decided you wanted to cancel, upgrade or downgrade, or ask for a refund, you may have had trouble figuring out how to go about making that request or change. Some people today still believe that they can stop their subscription charges simply by deleting an app from their iPhone. Others may dig around unsuccessfully inside their iPhone’s Settings or on the App Store to try to find out how to ask for a refund. With the updates Apple...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Mobile, Apps, Tech, Customer Service, Smartphones, Developers, App Stores, App Store, Api, Subscriptions, Hulu, Apple Id


Free month of Extra Crunch included with TC Sessions: Mobility tickets

TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 is coming up soon, and we’ve decided to sweeten the deal for what’s included with your event pass. Buy your ticket now and you’ll get a free month of access to Extra Crunch, our membership program focused on startups, founders and investors with more than 100 exclusive articles published per month. Extra Crunch unlocks access to our weekly investor surveys, private market analysis, and in-depth interviews with experts on fundraising, growth, monetization and o...
Tags: TC, Media, Tech, Subscriptions, AWS Crunchbase


RevenueCat raises $40M Series B for its in-app subscription platform

RevenueCat, a startup offering a series of tools for developers of subscription-based apps, has raised $40 million in Series B funding, valuing its business at $300 million, post-money. Founded by developers who understood the difficulties in scaling a subscription app first-hand, RevenueCat’s software development kit (SDK) solution gives companies the tools they need to build a subscription business, including not just adding subscriptions themselves, but maintaining them over time even as the ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Startups, Mobile, Apps, Y Combinator, Microsoft, Funding, Tech, Developers, Mobile Apps, App Stores, App Store, Subscriptions, Cto


Twitter teases its upcoming ‘premium’ service, which it plans to release globally

Would you pay for an upgraded Twitter? That’s a question Twitter will soon answer when it rolls out a new subscription service that will present users with an expanded feature set available only to paid subscribers. This is a different offering than Twitter’s previously announced Super Follow subscription plans, which will allow users to subscribe to individual creators for access to exclusive content. Instead, the new subscription service will target Twitter’s power users who tweet frequently e...
Tags: Apps, Twitter, Tech, Bloomberg, Mit, Subscriptions, Cnet, Subscription Service, Segal, Substack, Ned Segal, Jane Manchun Wong, Twitter Blue, Twitter Blue the company, Global Technology Media and Communications


Piano raises $88M for analytics, subscription and personalization tools for publishers, adds LinkedIn as investor

As publishers face up to whatever might be their next existential crisis — there are so many options from which to choose, including Substack stealing all their writers; or Clubhouse pulling in people through audio-based conversations where news and analysis intermingle seamlessly with networking — a startup that’s helping them build more tools to keep their businesses and audiences intact, and hopefully grow, is announcing a growth round of its own. Piano, which provides analytics and subscript...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Publishing, Media, Microsoft, Funding, Linkedin, Tech, Analytics, Philadelphia, Piano, Subscriptions, Paywalls, Publishers, Kaufman, Newsletters


5 ways to track and predict market changes

Agents often get questions about the future of the market from curious consumers. Knowing how to answer them is key to building trust and establishing yourself as an expert in your field. Here are a few ways to stay in the know and spot patterns and trends.
Tags: News, Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Subscriptions, Data Analysis, Mastermind Group, Market Trends, Brokerage, Select, Memberships, News Outlets, Real Estate Changes


Flash Sale: Buy an Extra Crunch annual plan, get a free Disrupt pass

From today until midnight on May 18 (PT), we’re offering a free Disrupt Innovator pass (a $99 value) to anyone who purchases an annual or two-year Extra Crunch membership. Grab an annual or two-year Extra Crunch membership here .  TechCrunch Disrupt is a three-day virtual event with founders and investors shaping the future of disruptive technology and startup experts providing insights to entrepreneurs. It’s where hundreds of startups tell their stories to 10,000+ influencers from around ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Media, Events, Tech, Silicon Valley, EC, Subscriptions, Techcrunch Disrupt, Extra Crunch, TC Disrupt 2021


We compared 5 popular online meat delivery services that send juicy steaks and premium cuts straight to your door - here are the differences

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Rastelli's and ButcherBox are among the convenient online shops to buy different types of meat. Some mimic the experience of your local butcher while others serve as a one-stop-dinner-shop. Here's a full comparison of the five services on their prices, offerings, and more. See more: Where to buy meat online If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Porter Road/Instagram As enthusiastic carnivores and ...
Tags: Reviews, Kitchen, Meat, Food, Trends, Features, Nashville, Omaha, Subscriptions, Delivery Service, Angus, Snake River Farms, Omaha Steaks, Connie Chen, Porter Road, Rastelli


Spring Sale: Save 10% on Extra Crunch membership

From now until May 16, TechCrunch readers can save 10% on an annual or two-year membership. That’s $89 per year in the U.S., with similar discounts for readers outside The States. Grab a 10% discount on Extra Crunch here.   Extra Crunch is a members-only community from TechCrunch. We help founders and startup teams get ahead.  Discover the hottest startups through our late-stage deep dives ( EC-1s ) Spot trends and opportunities with private market analysis , investor surveys  ...
Tags: Startups, Media, Tech, EC, Subscriptions, Extra Crunch


Per Diem raises $2.3M to help local businesses build subscription programs

It might be time for neighborhood restaurants and coffee shops to start thinking about a subscription business — at least according to a new Y Combinator-backed startup called Per Diem. The company is announcing today that it has raised $2.3 million in seed funding led by Two Sigma Ventures. As co-founder CEO Tomer Molovinsky put it, Per Diem helps local businesses “build their own Amazon Prime.” He said that he and his co-founder/CTO Doron Segal started working on this during the pandemic, as l...
Tags: Amazon, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, New York, Washington, Funding, John, Subscriptions, Norman, Cto, Phoenix, Segal, Two Sigma Ventures, Tomer Molovinsky


Apple Enables Subscription Podcasts

Apple unveiled a new option for podcast creators at its Spring Loaded event on Tuesday: Paid subscriptions. While Apple Podcasts will continue to offer ad-supported audio, this move signals new consumer revenue for the tech giant and a direct challenge to Spotify. Podcast publishers that wish to enable subscriptions have to pay $19.99 to enroll...
Tags: Apple, Media, Advertising, Subscriptions, Platforms, Audio & Podcasting, Spotify Podcast


Apple unveils podcast subscriptions and a redesigned Apple Podcasts app

After years of increased competition from Spotify, Apple today announced its own expansion into podcast subscriptions. At the company’s spring event this afternoon, Apple unveiled its plans for a podcasts subscription service which would allow listeners to unlock “additional benefits,” like ad-free listening, early access to episodes and the ability to support favorite creators. The service will be available as part of Apple’s newly updated Podcasts app where free podcasts are also found. The an...
Tags: Apple, TC, Spotify, Cook, Media, Podcasts, Audio, Tech, Creators, Tim Cook, Podcasting, Michelle Obama, Npr, Subscriptions, Duke, Sussex


Reminder: Student, non-profit, and government discounts available for Extra Crunch

Students, government employees, and members of non-profit organizations can get access to Extra Crunch at a discounted rate of $50/year (plus tax). That’s 50% off our annual price point. You’ll also be grandfathered in at the discounted price for future years until you cancel.  How to claim the discount: Use a government, non-profit, .edu or university email address and send a message to our customer support team at [email protected] Please let them know that you are seeking the ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Media, Tech, Subscriptions


We calculated how much 2-day shipping would cost without an Amazon Prime membership, and the tally proves why the $119 fee is worth it

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Amazon Prime includes free 2-day shipping for members, who pay $119 per year. For non-members, shipping is free with purchases over $25, but not guaranteed within 2 days. If a non-member placed 2 orders per month and paid for 2-day shipping, they'd spend about $144 per year. While there are many perks of a Prime membership, free two-day shipping is one of the best. An Amazon Prime subscr...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, US, Trends, Amazon Prime, Shipping, Subscriptions, Amazon Amazon Prime, Prime Day 2020, Product Card, Insider Picks 2020, Kitchen (Reviews, Deals (Reviews, Home (Reviews, Tech & Electronics (Reviews, Sarah Saril


Free Extra Crunch membership included with TC Early Stage tickets

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming up this week, and all attendees can get 3 months of free access to Extra Crunch as a part of a ticket purchase. Extra Crunch is our members-only community focused on founders and startup teams, and it features over 100 exclusive articles per month.  Head here to buy your ticket to TC Early Stage .  Extra Crunch unlocks access to our weekly investor surveys, private market analysis, and in-depth interviews with experts on fundraising, growth, monetization an...
Tags: Media, Tech, Subscriptions, TC Early Stage, AWS Crunchbase


How to cancel your Apple Fitness Plus subscription on any Apple device

It's easy to cancel your Apple Fitness Plus subscription if you've decided you no longer need it. filmstudio/Getty Images You can cancel your Apple Fitness Plus subscription any time on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, or Apple TV. Canceling your subscription means your access to Apple Fitness Plus will end at the end of your current billing cycle. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. The launch of Apple Fitness Plus in December 2020 allowed users to tak...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Mac, Trends, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Subscriptions, Jennifer, Peloton, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


The New Yorker Rolls Out a New, Star-Studded Virtual Event Series, The New Yorker Live

Virtual events--once a stopgap solution--have graduated into becoming the main attraction, and even the august New Yorker is not immune to their new-age charms. This morning, the 96-year-old publication announced its first-ever New Yorker Live event--a virtual event series available only to subscribers--featuring conversations among a half dozen of the most alluring political, artistic and...
Tags: Media, Advertising, Subscriptions


Free 30-day trial of Extra Crunch included with TC Sessions: Justice tickets

TC Sessions: Justice is coming up on Wednesday, and we’ve decided to sweeten the deal for what’s included with your event pass. Buy your ticket now and you’ll get a free month of access to Extra Crunch, our membership program focused on founders and startup teams with exclusive articles published daily. Extra Crunch unlocks access to our weekly investor surveys, private market analysis and in-depth interviews with experts on fundraising, growth, monetization and other core startup topics....
Tags: Justice, Tech, Diversity, Subscriptions, Extra Crunch, AWS Crunchbase, TC Sessions: Justice 2021


Gravy raises $4.5M for its service that helps subscription businesses recover failed payments

Gravy, a startup helping subscription-based businesses recover failed payments, has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding for its specialized combination of technology and a human workspace that works to reacquire customers lost to what’s known as “involuntary churn.” That means the customer didn’t choose to end their subscription, but — for any one of hundreds of possible reasons — their credit card payment failed. Typically, subscription-powered businesses attempt to correct this issue with ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Funding, Tech, Atlanta, United States, Graham, Birmingham, Subscriptions, Gravy, Subscription model, Subscription Economy, Weber, Recent Funding, Renee Weber, B2b Saas


Top 100 subscription apps grew 34% to $13B in 2020, share of total spend remained the same

Apps saw record downloads and consumer spending in 2020, globally reaching somewhere around to , according to various estimates. But a growing part of that spend was subscription payments, a new report from Sensor Tower indicates. Last year, global subscription app revenue from the top 100 subscription apps (excluding games), climbed 34% year-over-year to $13 billion, up from $9.7 billion in 2019. The App Store, not surprisingly, accounted for a sizable chunk of this subscription revenue, giv...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Play, Mobile, Apps, Youtube, Disney, Tech, Developers, Netflix, App Stores, Play Store, Espn, Subscriptions, Google One Google


How to cancel subscriptions you made through Amazon and stop being charged for streaming services and apps

You can cancel your Amazon-created subscriptions through a single page. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images You can cancel your Amazon subscriptions via the Memberships & Subscriptions menu. This page will let you cancel nearly any streaming service, premium channel, or app you signed up for with your Amazon account. You can also cancel your Amazon Prime subscription through this page. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. While they're best known for selling physical products, Am...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Amazon Prime, Paypal, Subscriptions, Amazon Fresh, Jennifer, Tech Insider, Quinn Rooney Getty, Open Amazon, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Jennifer Still, Streaming (Reference


Anniversary Sale: Save on 2-year Extra Crunch membership

In February 2019 we launched Extra Crunch to help founders and startup teams get ahead, and this week we’re celebrating its two-year anniversary. Since Extra Crunch is turning 2 , we’re offering a limited-time deal on 2-year membership plans. From now until February 15, new users signing up for Extra Crunch in the U.S. can get a 2 year membership plan for $150 plus tax (normally priced at $189). Readers outside the US will also see similar discounts. Get a 2-year Extra Crunch membersh...
Tags: TC, Media, US, Tech, Subscriptions, Roger Lee, Merritt Hummer, Justin Da Rosa, Bain Capital Ventures Kyle Poyar of OpenView


Twitter confirms plans to experiment with new models, like subscriptions, in 2021

Twitter is continuing to explore the addition of subscription services and other paid features to supplement its advertising revenues, according to a report from Bloomberg this morning. The company is considering a range of ideas, the report said, including tipping, paid consumer-facing features like profile customizations or an “undo send” option, or subscription-based access to Twitter’s Tweetdeck app. Twitter confirmed the company is researching and experimenting with new models, but declined...
Tags: Social, Twitter, Tech, Bloomberg, Revenue, Jack Dorsey, Subscriptions, Dorsey, Bruce Falck, Ned Segal, Tweetdeck app Twitter


Save 25% with Extra Crunch Group Membership

We’re excited to announce Group Membership for Extra Crunch. The feature allows you to easily manage seats and payments for your team through a self-service interface. If your team joins through Group Membership, you’ll also save 25% or more on annual pricing. Extra Crunch Group Memberships can be found here. Extra Crunch is a members-only community from TechCrunch. We help founders and startup teams get ahead. Membership grants you access to weekly startup investor surveys, private tech mark...
Tags: TC, Media, Tech, Subscriptions, Group Membership


Microsoft doubled the price of Xbox Live Gold memberships to $120 per year and gamers aren't happy

Microsoft Microsoft said Friday it's raising prices for new Xbox Live Gold memberships. Six-month plans will now cost $60, but that new price won't apply to existing members. The move brings Gold plans closer to the $180 annual Game Pass Ultimate, prompting gamer backlash. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Microsoft is raising prices for Xbox Live Gold memberships in certain markets in an apparent effort to convert more users to its Xbox Game Pass Ulimate, and the gaming...
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Trends, Gold, Markets, Xbox, Nintendo, Subscriptions, Xbox Live, Microsoft Microsoft, Xbox Live Gold, Tech Insider, Charlie Intel, Xbox Game pass Ultimate, Tyler Sonnemaker, Gaming (Reference


Extra Crunch Perks: 20% discount on all TechCrunch 2021 events

We’ve announced our slate of 2021 events, and we’d like to take this time to remind you that annual or two-year Extra Crunch members can receive a 20% discount on all TechCrunch 2021 virtual events. How to get the discount If you’re an annual or two-year subscriber, contact [email protected] to request your event ticket discount code. Our customer service team typically responds with the code within 24 hours. Some exclusions of ticket types may apply, and monthly members are ...
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Peloton stock price surges 15% to record high on $420 million Precor acquisition

Peloton Peloton shares spiked as much as 15% to a record high on Tuesday, boosting the connected-fitness company's market capitalization by up to $6 billion.The maker of internet-connected exercise machines has agreed to acquire Precor, a leading commercial supplier of fitness equipment, for $420 million in cash.Peloton intends to use Precor's US manufacturing facilities to ramp up production and improve its delivery times.The company also expects the deal to bolster its innovation and ...
Tags: Fitness, Finance, US, Trends, Tech, Markets, Gyms, Subscriptions, Precor, Peloton, Peloton Peloton, Exercise Bikes, Connected Fitness, Theron Mohamed, Brooke de Boutray


Holiday Sale: Save $10 on Extra Crunch membership

From now until January 3, TechCrunch readers can save $10 on annual Extra Crunch membership. Users outside the US will see a similar discount for the holiday sale, but it will be in a local currency.  You can claim the deal here . Extra Crunch helps you spot technology trends and opportunities, build better startups, get ahead at your job and stay connected to a growing community of founders, investors and startup teams. It features thousands of articles, including weekly investor survey...
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Extra Crunch membership now available in Switzerland

TechCrunch readers in Switzerland can now purchase Extra Crunch membership. Join our growing community of founders, startup teams, and investors here .  Use the code SWISSCRUNCH during checkout for an additional 25% off an annual or 2-year plan. The discount code expires on January 15, 2021. Thanks to everyone who voted on where to expand. If you’d like to see Extra Crunch memberships available in your country, let us know here . Join Extra Crunch by heading here . What is Ext...
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Extra Crunch membership now available in Croatia and Czech Republic

We’re excited to announce that our membership product, Extra Crunch, is live in Croatia and Czech Republic!  Join our growing community of founders, startup teams, and investors here , and use the code HRCZE25 during checkout to get 25% off an annual or 2-year plan. The discount code expires on January 15, 2021. Extra Crunch membership includes: Daily private market analysis Weekly startup investor surveys Interviews on growth, fundraising, monetization and other work topics ...
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