App Store adds subscription-based gamesMicrosoft silently fights SOPA, Penguin pulls e-books from libraries, and Apple's App Store now offers games with monthly subscriptions.
It's Wednesday November 23 2011 I'm Bridget Carey on cnet.com and it's time to get loaded. Back in February Apple's App Store added the subscription payment option and media companies quickly adopted it for newspapers and magazines but now. For the first time that store features subscription based teens for six -- and a month. A -- can get access to dozens the game titles from developer big fish games and the games are streamed to that instead of being downloaded because that have to have a Wi-Fi connection. There's a free version to sample the games but yelling at thirty minutes of playtime. -- -- lobbyists are quietly working to Alter the highly controversial stop online piracy act bill currently under debate in congress. The bill culled so look for short aims to give congress more power to stop -- that that -- copyright infringing material. But large web companies like Google are against it because they would -- congress broad power to censor the web. Microsoft has always been supportive of stopping online piracy doesn't want legal copies of its software out there but apparently even Microsoft isn't through with the -- of the sofa though. -- group is the latest book publisher to stop libraries from landing digital copies of its books. He went suspended authorization for libraries to check out its -- digital books electronically citing security concerns. The change -- only impact new titles publishers Hachette book group MacMillan and Simon and Schuster also don't participate and digital book lending through libraries. So if you're getting an e-book readers to get the shared. Looking -- doing it for the library lending features. It's looking less likely that they AT&T and T-Mobile merger will ever happen the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has requested another hearing for AT and -- -- wise spending 39 billion on T-Mobile is in the public interest. That's on top of the US Department of Justice filing a lawsuit to block the merger. At CC official said it was impossible to see how the deal could serve the public interest. If you get any Smartphone two years from now you might get through -- Black Friday shopping lines slightly faster that's because more than happy to Smartphones in the market will be able to do mobile payments with and it -- technology center in about 23 years from now more shoppers will be. Tapping their phone -- the registered name. Those are your headlines for today average here for cnet.com and management and.