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September 28, 2020
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This Week in Apps: Redesigning the iOS 14 home screen, app makers form ‘fairness’ coalition, latest on TikTok ban

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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 ....

September 11, 2020
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Kinspire’s new app helps parents find screen-free activities for kids

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A new startup called Kinspire wants to make it easier for parents to find activities to help keep kids occupied — away from a screen. The app, which launches with hundreds of act....

September 5, 2020
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Daily Crunch: India bans PUBG and other Chinese apps

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India continues to crack down on Chinese apps, Microsoft launches a deepfake detector and Google offers a personalized news podcast. This is your Daily Crunch for September 2, 202....

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 28, 2020
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Flipboard brings its ad-supported ‘Flipboard TV’ video service to all users

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News app Flipboard is further expanding into video with Flipboard TV. The company’s curated video service first launched earlier this year as a Samsung exclusive, and is now maki....

August 4, 2020
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Daily Crunch: Microsoft-TikTok acquisition inches closer to reality

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A possible Microsoft –TikTok acquisition is causing plenty of drama, we review Google’s new budget Pixel and SpaceX’s Crew Dragon returns to Earth. Here’s ....

July 29, 2020
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Facetune maker Lightricks brings its popular selfie retouching features to video

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Lightricks, the startup behind a suite of photo and video editing apps — including most notably, selfie editor Facetune 2 — is taking its retouching capabilities to vid....

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 18, 2020
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US beat China on App Store downloads for first time since 2014, due to coronavirus impact

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The U.S. App Store’s downloads have surpassed China’s downloads for the first time since 2014. According to data from Sensor Tower’s Q2 2020 report, out today, th....

July 17, 2020
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Google’s latest R&D project is Shoploop, a mobile video shopping platform

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Google’s latest experiment is a video shopping platform designed to introduce consumers to new products in under 90 seconds. The company today is launching Shoploop, a projec....