Facebook plans to launch a subscription-based news product, and will begin initial tests in October, TheStreet reported on Tuesday, citing the social media company’s news partnerships head Campbell Brown at a conference.The feature is likely to allow publishers to create a paywall on Facebook’s Instant Articles and guide readers to a publisher’s home page to opt for a digital subscription, according to TheStreet report.The idea for a paywall is based on premium and metered plans and has been in the works for a while, TheStreet said, citing Brown at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit in New York.Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
RALEIGH Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill Thursday that would restore indicators of party affiliation next to judicial candidates back on the N.C. ballots. House Bill 100, “An Act to Restore Partisan Judicial Elections […]
BEIJING Chinese defense spending will rise this year by the smallest amount in more than a decade, figures published by state media showed on Monday, after the omission of exact figures from an annual […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks on Tuesday said it had obtained a top-secret trove of hacking tools used by the CIA to break into phones, communication apps and other electronic devices, and published confidential […]