Guest post by Mirja Telzerow. (Editor's note: the recent expansion in Europe of the hugely successful U.S.-based film service Netflix has triggered a debate as to whether the company's business model carries lessons for the publishing industry. Telzerow argues that there are important lessons to be learned. An opposing view can be found here.)
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After years of watching fellow Silicon Valley tech giants Facebook and Google woo app developers, Twitter's ready to jump into the fight.
The mobile-only newspaper audience rose 102% between August 2013 and August 2014
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