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September 5, 2020
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Snapchat had a big August amid TikTok uncertainty

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The continual uncertainty around TikTok’s future may have provided a big boost to Snapchat in August. Or maybe it was just the Disney eyes filter that went viral. In any event, ....

August 21, 2020
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Daily Crunch: SpaceX raises $1.9 billion

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SpaceX raises a huge funding round, Apple launches new radio stations and we review the Samsung Galaxy Note 20. This is your Daily Crunch for August 18, 2020. The big story: Space....

August 2, 2020
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This Week in Apps: A guide to the US antitrust case against Apple, Microsoft in talks to buy TikTok

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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series* that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is....

July 26, 2020
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This Week in Apps: Apple argues for commissions, ‘Find My’ NDA, Alexa to open apps

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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series* that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is....

July 10, 2020
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Coronavirus impact sends app downloads, usage and consumer spending to record highs in Q2

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As the world continued to cope with the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the second quarter of 2020 became the largest yet for mobile app downloads, usage and consumer spending.....

June 17, 2020
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Apple says its App Store facilitated $519B in commerce in 2019

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Amid increasing antitrust scrutiny by U.S. regulators, Apple announced an update on its App Store ecosystem. While the company normally shares some App Store metrics during its WWD....

May 13, 2020
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American Idol is shooting on iPhones amid stay at home orders

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a lot of otherwise traditional industries to become creative and flexible in ways that might have seemed entirely out of the realm of possibility o....

May 7, 2020
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How Apple reinvented the cursor for iPad

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Even though Apple did not invent the mouse pointer, history has cemented its place in dragging it out of obscurity and into mainstream use. Its everyday utility, pioneered at Xero....

May 1, 2020
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TikTok tops 2 billion downloads

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TikTok, the widely popular video sharing app developed by one of the world’s most valued startups (ByteDance), continues to grow rapidly despite suspicion from the U.S. as m....

April 17, 2020
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Digital mapping of coronavirus contacts will have key role in lifting Europe’s lockdown, says Commission

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The European Commission has set out a plan for coordinating the lifting of regional coronavirus restrictions that includes a role for digital tools in what the EU executive couche....