This Week in Apps: Google I/O canceled over coronavirus, App Store gets updated rules, TikToks owner launches Spotify rival

Welcome back to This Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the works they reinforce and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion…

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App Store Guidelines ban police-spotting apps, raise bar on dating apps and more

Apple this week alerted developers to a brand-new pitch of App Store Review Guidelines that detail which apps will be accepted or repudiated, and what apps are allowed to do. The changes to the guidelines impact refreshes, push notifications, Sign…

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This Week in Apps: YouTube TV cancels Apples rev share, more bad news for mobile voting, WhatsApp hits 2B users

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the lotions they patronize and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record…

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This Week in Apps: Apple Arcades new franchise, Fortnite takes on Google Play, the Disney+ app footprint

Welcome back to This in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that summaries the latest OS news, the lotions they subscribe and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as sizzling as ever, with 194 billion downloads…

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This Week in Apps: Black Fridays boost, security news and the years biggest apps

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the lotions they reinforce and the money that flows through everything is. What are developers speaking about? What do app publishers and marketers…

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This Week in Apps: Apple Arcade updates, TikTok distances itself from China, Kardashians send shady app to No. 1

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that summaries the latest OS news, the applications they subsidize and the money that spurts through everything is. What are makes talking about? What do app publishers and purveyors…

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This Week in Apps: Honeys $4B exit, a new plan for iOS 14, Apples new developer resource

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that summaries the latest OS news, the applications they support, and the money that spurts through everything is. What are makes talking about? What do app publishers and purveyors…

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Apples control over the App Store is no longer sustainable

Last week, Apple caved to the Chinese government and pulled an app called HKmap.live that was being used by Hong Kong protestors to crowdsource the locating of police forces. While Apple CEO Tim Cook defended Apple’s stance, the move reminded…

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Popular app Snaptube caught serving invisible ads and charging users for premium purchases they havent made

A popular video downloader app for Android has been learnt give counterfeit ad sounds and unauthorized fee purchases from its useds, according to a protection firm. Snaptube, which boastings some 40 million customers, allows users to download videos and music…

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Apple tweaks its App Store algorithm as antitrust investigations loom

That Apple has applied its App Store to offer itself a competitive advantage is nothing brand-new. TechCrunch and others ought to have reporting on this trouble for years, including occasions when Apple chose to display its apps in the No….

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