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This Week in Apps: Apple antitrust issues come to Congress, subscription apps boom, Tencent takes on TikTok

January 26, 2020 0

Welcome back to ThisWeek in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through

The Pentagon pushes back on Huawei ban in bid for ‘balance’

January 25, 2020 0

Huawei may have just found itself an ally in the most unexpected of places. According to a new report out of The Wall Street Journal,

Vine reboot Byte officially launches

January 25, 2020 0

Two years after Vine’s co-founder Dom Hofmann announced he was building a successor to the short-form video app, today Byte makes its debut on iOS

Aki acquires Eyeview’s ad personalization tech

January 24, 2020 0

Video advertising company Eyeview shut down in December, but its technology will live on thanks to an acquisition by Aki Technologies. Aki CEO Scott Swanson

Yo Facebook & Instagram, stop showing Stories reruns

January 23, 2020 0

If I watch a Story cross-posted from Instagram to Facebook on either of the apps, it should appear as “watched” at the back of the

TechCrunch’s Top 10 investigative reports from 2019

January 20, 2020 0

Facebook spying on teens, Twitter accounts hijacked by terrorists, and sexual abuse imagery found on Bing and Giphy were amongst the ugly truths revealed by

Samsung invests $500M to set up a smartphone display plant in India

January 20, 2020 0

Samsung, which once led India’s smartphone market, is investing $500 million in its India operations to set up a manufacturing plant on the outskirts of

This Week in Apps: App trends from 2019, Pinterest tops Snapchat, Disney+ hits No. 1 in Q4

January 19, 2020 0

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows

Instagram drops IGTV button, but only 1% downloaded the app

January 19, 2020 0

At most, 7 million of Instagram’s 1 billion-plus users have downloaded its standalone IGTV app in the 18 months since launch. And now, Instagram’s main

Apple buys edge-based AI startup Xnor.ai for a reported $200M

January 16, 2020 0

Xnor.ai, spun off in 2017 from the nonprofit Allen Institute for AI (AI2), has been acquired by Apple for about $200 million. A source close

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