Apple Is Acquiring Texture The Digital Magazine Subscription Service For Its Apple News App

Apple has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire digital magazine subscription service Texture, the company's VP Eddy Cue shared in a statement on the matter: We’re excited Texture will join Apple, along with an impressive catalog of magazines from many of the world’s leading publishers."

For those who not familiar with Texture, it brings over 200 of the world’s best magazines to life, with the price of $10 per month of subscription fee. Texture will also learns that what content do user like to know and love, while discovering new content that fits their passions and interests.

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Somewhat of “Netflix for Magazines”, Texture offers some of the best magazine titles like People, Vogue, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, GQ, Wired, Maxim, Men's Health, GQ, Bloomberg Businessweek, ESPN The Magazine, and so on. You can also searches archive of thousands of past issues.

I'm thrilled that Next Issue Media, and its award-winning Texture app, are being acquired by Apple. The Texture team and its current owners, Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, Rogers Media, and KKR, could not be more pleased or excited with this development. We could not imagine a better home or future for the service.

With the acquisition, it was expected that it could enhance Apple’s News app experiences and Apple’s commitment to rapidly growing its services revenue. On the other hand, Apple confirmed the app will remain available on other platforms, including Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows 10.

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