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Subscriptions With Automated Recurring Billing Come To Windows 10 (betanews.com) 80

An anonymous reader shares a report: In yet another bid to woo developers to the platform, Microsoft is introducing subscription add-ons for Windows 10 Anniversary Edition, and later. Available to all UWP developers, the add-on subscriptions with automated recurring billing will allow creators to sell digital products directly in their apps. Subscription periods available include 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year or 2 years, and it's possible for developers to offer a free trial period too.
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Subscriptions With Automated Recurring Billing Come To Windows 10

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  • Why is so much traffic being moved from slashdot to BetaNews?

    Can't even be bothered to check the link......

    Link from article https://betanews.com/2018/01/1... [betanews.com]

  • You earned it. (Score:4, Insightful)

    by Gravis Zero ( 934156 ) on Thursday January 11, 2018 @03:40PM (#55909931)

    If you've stuck with Windows despite all the horrible shit that Microsoft has been doing to you, you've earned this. Seriously, you have put in a concerted effort bear all the spying, absurd UI changes and just all around malicious behavior, so this is your reward.

    • I note that Classic Shell has now gone into suspended animation but if you use it on windows then you would not even know about the changes. All my open source and necessary commercial software lives in the programs grouping and I would not even know what lives under the "Apps" group. Of course I have to live with the fact that Cortana and other software is leaking my every move to Microsoft and presumably the NSA, I can run other operating systems if I need complete privacy. It would be a great shame if we

      • Like most open applications, Libre Office was ported to Windows. Whatsapp is closed and owned by Facebook.

        Oh, so avoiding corporations that constantly disrespect you is "snowflakeism"? Wow, that's deeply cynical. Humanity can do better and already has done better and it's not Windows 10.

    • so this is your reward.

      A developer feature in a notoriously underused and worthless app store that makes no difference to the general person? I'm not feeling regret over this. Actually I'm feeling nothing. Should I be feeling something?

    • If you've stuck with Windows despite all the horrible shit that Microsoft has been doing to you, you've earned this. Seriously, you have put in a concerted effort bear all the spying, absurd UI changes and just all around malicious behavior, so this is your reward.

      Our species is dumb, welcome to earth. Same reason mmo's, steam and f2p games are things. The average person on our planet is a fucking tech illiterate moron.

  • It took me a while to remember that Windows 10 actually came with some kind of app store...

    Seriously, is there someone left who did NOT disable that crap yet?

  • and an extra helping of FULLY open source! :-P
  • Since apparently the mods don't bother clicking on the submitted links before posting. https://betanews.com/2018/01/1... [betanews.com]
  • How much will Microsoft skim off the top.

As of next Tuesday, C will be flushed in favor of COBOL. Please update your programs.

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