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March 28, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Consumer spending in apps to reach $156B across iOS and Google Play by 2023

[TECH NEWS] Consumer spending in apps to reach $156B across iOS and Google Play by 2023

Consumer spending in mobile apps across both Apple’s App Store and Google Play will grow by 120 percent to reach $156 billion worldwide by 2023, according to a new report out today from app store intelligence firm, Sensor Tower. The forecast estimates that both stores will more than double their revenues during the next five…
March 27, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Twitch launches a four-person ‘Squad Stream’ feature to help creators get discovered

[TECH NEWS] Twitch launches a four-person ‘Squad Stream’ feature to help creators get discovered

Twitch today announced the launch of a new feature called “Squad Stream,” which offers a way for up to four creators to go live and stream together within one window. The feature will allow creators to grow their communities by teaming up with others, as it gives streamers increased exposure by playing to a wider…
March 27, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Facebook is finally banning white supremacy that goes by other names

[TECH NEWS] Facebook is finally banning white supremacy that goes by other names

Facebook is abandoning a longstanding policy of allowing white supremacy to flourish on its platform under the guise of terms like white nationalism and white separatism. Motherboard first reported that the decision came out of a conversation on platform moderation out of Facebook’s Content Standards Forum yesterday and will go into effect next week. Under…
March 27, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Proxy raises $13.6M to unlock anything with Bluetooth identity

[TECH NEWS] Proxy raises $13.6M to unlock anything with Bluetooth identity

You know how kings used to have trumpeters heralding their arrival wherever they went? Proxy wants to do that with Bluetooth. The startup lets you instantly unlock office doors and reserve meeting rooms using Bluetooth Low Energy signal. You never even have to pull out your phone or open an app. But Proxy is gearing…
March 27, 2019
[TECH NEWS] EA lays off 350 people

[TECH NEWS] EA lays off 350 people

Though Apex Legends continues to be a bright spot for EA, the game publisher and the industry as a whole still have hurdles ahead. Today, EA confirmed that it laid off 350 people in marketing, publishing and other departments. Kotaku obtained an email sent to employees by EA CEO Andrew Wilson, which said that the…
March 27, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Microsoft, Adobe and SAP prepare to expand their Open Data Initiative

[TECH NEWS] Microsoft, Adobe and SAP prepare to expand their Open Data Initiative

At last year’s Microsoft Ignite conference, the CEOs of Microsoft, Adobe and SAP took the stage to announce the launch of the Open Data Initiative. The idea behind this effort was to make it easier for their customers to move data between each others’ services by standardizing on a common data format and helping them…
March 27, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Apply to Startup Battlefield and TC Top Picks at Disrupt SF 2019

[TECH NEWS] Apply to Startup Battlefield and TC Top Picks at Disrupt SF 2019

Listen up, founders. We’re scanning the globe for the absolute best early-stage startups that want to make the absolute most of their Disrupt San Francisco 2019 experience. How can you do that? Apply now to participate in Startup Battlefield and our TC Top Picks program. One application puts you in the running for both opportunities…
March 27, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Microsoft sues to take control of domains involved in Iran hacking campaign

[TECH NEWS] Microsoft sues to take control of domains involved in Iran hacking campaign

Microsoft has won a restraining order in a U.S. court in order to take control of domains used by an Iranian hacker group. The software and cloud giant applied to the court in order to take control of 99 websites used by the hacker group, known as Phosphorus or APT 35, in various hacking operations.…
March 27, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Daily Crunch: Chinese giants fund ride-hailing challenger

[TECH NEWS] Daily Crunch: Chinese giants fund ride-hailing challenger

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Alibaba, Tencent and other major names form $1.45B ride-hailing venture For the last two years, Didi has been the dominant car-hailing…
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