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December 23, 2020
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Google leads $145M investment in India’s Glance; backs DailyHunt in $100M round

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Indian startup Glance, which serves news, media content, and games on the lock screen of over 100 million smartphones, has a new investor: Google. The two-year-old Glance, which is....

December 17, 2020
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Reddit acquires Dubsmash

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Reddit announced that it has acquired short video platform Dubsmash. The deal’s terms were undisclosed. Dubsmash will retain its own platform and brand, and Reddit will integra....

November 30, 2020
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This Week in Apps: Snapchat clones TikTok, India bans 43 Chinese apps, more data on App Store commission changes

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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications, and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as....

November 18, 2020
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Undock raises $1.6M to help solve your group scheduling nightmares

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Over the past decade, many startups have tried (and many have failed) to rethink the way we schedule our meetings and calls. But we seem to be in a calendrical renaissance, with in....

November 14, 2020
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Snap acquired Voca.ai, which makes AI-based voice agents for call centers

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Snapchat is the quintessential consumer app: With an array of fun filters, it encourages people to send fun, disappearing messages to friends and has a large base of younger users.....

November 14, 2020
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India’s broadcasting ministry to regulate streaming services and online content

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India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, which oversees programs beamed on television and theatres in the country, will now also regulate policies for streaming platform....

November 3, 2020
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TikTok strikes new licensing agreement with Sony Music

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TikTok announced this morning it has signed a new licensing agreement with Sony Music Entertainment (SME) that will allow the short-form video app to continue to offer songs from ....

October 16, 2020
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Rosita Longevity wants to teach seniors how to live long, healthy lives

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Longevity, as far as startups are concerned, tends to be a moonshot-y space where technologies like biotech and AI are experimentally applied in a sort of modern day alchemical que....

October 13, 2020
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Hands on with Telepath, the social network taking aim at abuse, fake news and, to some extent, ‘free speech’

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There’s no doubt that modern social networks have let us down. Filled with hate speech and abuse, moderation and anti-abuse tools were an afterthought they’re now trying to cra....

October 6, 2020
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Google delays mandating Play Store’s 30% cut in India to April 2022

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Google is postponing the enforcement of its new Play Store billing policy in India to April 2022, days after more than 150 startups in the world’s second largest internet market....