Survey: subscription services experiencing growth on a global scale

Survey: subscription services experiencing growth on a global scale

Apple may be ramping up its Services with Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and Apple News+ along with Apple Music just in time. Zuora, Inc., a cloud-based subscription management platform provider, has released the findings of an international survey that found that subscription services are experiencing growth on a global scale as consumers around the world overwhelmingly prefer access to what they need and freedom from the burden of product ownership.

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Goldman Sachs: more than 20% of Apple services revenues come from Google

Goldman Sachs: more than 20% of Apple services revenues come from Google

Analysts at Goldman Sachs estimate more than 20 percent of Apple's growing services revenue comes from Google, according to analyst at Goldman Sachs. The company’s services income is gleaned from, among other things, iTunes, iCloud, Apple Music, Apple Pay, AppleCare and the various App Stores.

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Maxim Group is ‘concerned’ about Apple’s services biz and subscriptions

Maxim Group is ‘concerned’ about Apple’s services biz and subscriptions

The Maxim Group has downgraded Apple from “buy” to “hold” and lowered the price target from $204 to $200, a 6% upside to yesterday’s close. Nehal Chokshi — an analyst at at the investment banking firm, cites concerns about the services business and subscriptions.

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Analysts: Apple eyeing ‘major acquisition’ of a media company (or perhaps a cloud company)

Analysts: Apple eyeing ‘major acquisition’ of a media company (or perhaps a cloud company)

In a note to clients — as noted by 9to5Mac — Barclays analysts Mark Moskowitz and Daniel Gaide opine that Apple is eyeing a major acquisition of a media company. They say such move could allow Apple to achieve its services growth goals that could otherwise slow alongside iPhone sales.

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