Other outlets like the New York Times and Washington Post are still holding off, according to sources. Like before, Apple is not only asking for a 50 percent cut but requiring unlimited access.
Apple, the WSJ and others have declined to comment
Whichever publishers are available on March 25th, the business model is likely to remain consistent. Apple would still offer its usual smattering of articles for free in the News app, but paying a monthly fee would open the floodgates. Combined with Apple Music and the upcoming video service, it would represent the company's big push into services as its hardware sales slow down.