subscriptions

consumer rights

This App Uses a Burner Credit Card to Automatically Cancel Free Trials

DoNotPay seeks to help consumers fight back against the “industrialized scams” known as free trials.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.19.19
money brain

Never Get Charged for a “Free” Trial Again

It’s easy to forget to cancel a free trial and wind up paying for a subscription service you don't really want. Here are five ways to make sure that never, ever happens to you again.
Molly Kay
1.28.19
future

Sony Wants to Sell You a Subscription to a Robot Dog

aibo is back but now you need a subscription to use it because 2017.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.1.17
short circuit

These Apps Can Help You Finally Cancel That Subscription You Keep Forgetting

Truebill, Trim, and other subscription management apps promise to help their users wrangle their finances.
Nathaniel Mott
8.26.16
cars

This Hydrogen-Powered, Zero-Emission Car Will Only Be Available on Subscription

Riversimple is looking for investment to bring its Rasa car to the public—but while you can invest, you can't buy.
Victoria Turk
4.5.16
short circuit

Would You Join a PC Games of the Month Club for $12?

Humble Bundle introduces a subscription service to PC games.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.1.15
Internet

Amazon Competitor Jet.com Says You Gotta Spend Money to Lose Money

The man behind Diapers.com is THIS thirsty for Amazon’s customers.
Clinton Nguyen
7.20.15
News

Scribd Is Culling Erotica Because Popularity Is Just Another Route to Failure

Fans of romance and erotica prove that nothing works on the damn internet.
Ben Richmond
7.2.15
Paris

'Charlie Hebdo' Subscriptions Soar in Wake of Paris Attacks

The satirical magazine has bounced back from the brink of bankruptcy, with subscriptions rising 20-fold since last month’s massacre in Paris.
Giulia Aloisio
2.4.15