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: 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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Trouva, an online marketplace for independent boutiques, raises $22M

Amazon helped explorer and now reigns the online marketplace business sit, where a variety of shopkeepers announce entries for sale on its platform for billions of consumers to discover and buy them. Today, a London startup that’s taken that theory…

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European smartphone shipments grew in Q3, driven by Samsung

Europe bucked world-wide smartphone stagnation in the third quarter, stigmatizing an 8% year over year proliferation in manoeuvre shipments. That figure, provided by Canalys, settles the region at the top of smartphone growth figures, hitting out Asia/ Pacific’s six percent….

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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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Original Content podcast: Apples star-studded Morning Show gets off to a bumpy-but-promising start

We weren’t sure what to expect from the launch of Apple’s brand-new subscription streaming service. There were reports that the company was committed to staying family friendly, rather than exploring the adult content and imaginative sovereignties that both fee cable…

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Lightspeeds Jeremy Liew is on the hunt for always-on media startups

Perhaps best known for a career-making seed investment in Snapchat, Lightspeed partner Jeremy Liew is a extending investor across media and entertainment, obligating pots on startups like Cheddar, Giphy, HQ, SpecialGuest, Mic, Beme, Playdom, Duta and Flixster. I spoke to…

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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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Apples China stance makes for strange political alliances, as AOC and Ted Cruz slam the company

In a rare instance of bipartisanship overcoming the rancorous dissension that’s been the trademark of the U.S. Congress, senators and sepresentatives published a sarcastic chide to Apple for its decision to take down an app at the request of the…

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Amazon Music arrives on Apple TV

Amazon Music is available on the Apple TV, including both the Apple TV 4K and the Apple TV HD leading tvOS 12.0 or later, Amazon announced this morning. The launching is another example of the easy antagonisms between the two…

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