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Apple acquires digital magazine service Texture

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has acquired Texture, a digital magazine subscription service which gives users unlimited access to their favourite titles for a monthly fee for an undisclosed amount.

Called the "of magazines", brings over 200 of the world's best magazines to life, providing an easy way for users to read high-quality stories and entire issues of their favourite titles.

"We're excited will join Apple, along with an impressive catalog of magazines from many of the world's leading publishers," said Eddy Cue, Apple's Senior Vice President of Internet and Services.

costs $9.99 a month and offers access to magazines like The New Yorker, People, Time and GQ.

"We are committed to quality journalism from trusted sources and allowing magazines to keep producing beautifully designed and engaging stories for users," Cue added in a statement on Tuesday.

"The team and its current owners, CondA¿ Nast, Hearst, Meredith, and KKR, could not be more pleased or excited with this development. We could not imagine a better home or future for the service," said John Loughlin, of Next Issue Media/

Since its launch in 2010, has become the leading multi-title subscription service giving users the ability to instantly access some of the most widely read magazines.



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 09:50 IST