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freemium

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Taylor Swift is right: Spotify should lose its free music option

Spotify offers a free music tier that delivers a good portion of the service's paid subscription version. And that's exactly the problem.

By May 2, 2015

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More candy-matching fun with freemium road blocks

Candy Crush Soda Saga launched this morning adding another freemium game to King's arsenal. It's a lot of fun with new challenges, but if you don't want to spend your money, you'll have to wait.

By November 11, 2014

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Office for iOS goes freemium: What you need to know

A new update to Microsoft's Office apps brings your iPhone up to speed with the iPad versions, and menus and other features optimized for the smaller screen make them a natural fit.

By November 6, 2014

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ACCC investigates 'freemium' apps aimed at kids

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it is now investigating apps that aggressively promote in-app purchases to children.

By September 9, 2013

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European Commission to investigate "freemium" apps

Several months after the ACCC announced its investigation into freemium apps, the European Commission is launching its own inquiry.

By March 2, 2014

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How to do freemium right

Everywhere you look, games are going free-to-play, which sounds like a good thing. But sometimes the ways developers try to part you from your money are anything but fun.

By December 17, 2013

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Microsoft brings a preview of its entire Office suite to Windows 10 Phones in April

Excel, Word and PowerPoint are due to arrive on Windows phones running Windows 10 in just a few weeks.

By April 17, 2015

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ACCAN calls ACCC to action over 'freemium' games

ACCAN has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to investigate mobile games that aggressively promote in-app purchasing.

By May 15, 2013

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Nintendo will make games for phones, new 'NX' system

A deal with mobile publisher DeNA will see the firm's beloved characters coming to smart gadgets, as Nintendo also reveals the codename of its "entirely new concept" gaming system.

By March 17, 2015

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Samsung Gear VR store finally offers paid apps

Newer games and apps are arriving for Samsung Gear VR, and they're no longer all free. Which is a good thing, in theory. We talk with Oculus' head of mobile Max Cohen in Barcelona.

By March 2, 2015