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Platform News: Lyft ride-hailing app is part of the sharing economy

Lyft names Amazon Studio’s Elaine Paul as CFO

Ride hailing firm Lyft Inc has named Amazon.com Inc’s executive Elaine Paul as its new CFO, replacing Brian Roberts who is stepping down after seven years in the role.

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Apple gives ‘reader’ apps a way around commissions. Who wins?

Apple has made a new concession on how App Store developers work with customers: it will allow subscription and content apps that it calls “reader” apps, a category tha...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Disney to move Hotstar content to Hulu, ESPN+ in US

Walt Disney Co has said that content from its streaming service Hotstar — home to India’s IPL cricket tournament and original shows like “Aarya” — will migrate to...

Streaming Wars: US SVOD data

Streaming Wars: SVOD market share in Q2 2021

The subscription video on demand (SVOD) market has experienced massive growth over the course of the past 18 months, with the COVID-19 global pandemic, along with discounted offers...

Platform News: Disney+ streaming service

Streaming wars: Disney+ subscriber growth slows as pandemic lift fades

Disappointing growth of Walt Disney Co’s namesake streaming service on Thursday overshadowed better-than-expected overall profits, driving down shares of the entertainment co...

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

Spotify shares falls after Apple launches new services bundle

Shares of streaming giant Spotify fell as much as 7% on Wednesday, following Apple’s announcement of a bundled strategy for many of its services that reduced the price of App...