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Apple reportedly paid $485 million for Texture

Apple agreed to pay nearly $500 million to purchase digital magazine subscription service Texture, according to a new report from The New York Post. The acquisition was first announced a year ago, and last month Apple launched its News+ service largely based on the Texture platform.

Apple News+ is a new $10 subscription service with 300+ magazines, newspapers and more

We’re following along live with Apple’s ‘It’s show time’ media event, and Tim Cook has just made the first big announcement: Apple News+. As the name suggests, it’s a premium news service that offers access to over 300 magazines, subscriptions for digital outlets like TechCrunch and theSkimm, and more traditional outlets like Wall Street Journal and LA Times.