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Apple to bring social media platform Parler back to App Store

FILE PHOTO: Silhouette of a mobile user seen next to a screen projection of the Apple logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo April 19, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford and Chavi Mehta (Reuters) -Apple Inc will bring social media app Parler, favored by U.S conservatives, back to its App Store […]

Apple agrees to testify before U.S. Senate on app store antitrust concerns

FILE PHOTO: A man talks on his iPhone at a mobile phone store in New Delhi, India, July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo April 12, 2021 By Paresh Dave WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior Apple Inc executive has agreed to testify before the U.S. Senate on competition issues related to mobile app stores, days after […]

Instagram to launch new app for children under 13

A girl tries an iPhone X at the Apple Omotesando store. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 6:55 PM PT – Friday, March 19, 2021 Critics have called out Facebook for its decision to launch an Instagram for children under 13 years old. According to reports, executives announced the move in an internal message […]

Google to cut app store fees on developers’ first $1 million in sales by half

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google Play is displayed at Tokyo Game Show 2019 in Chiba, east of Tokyo, Japan, September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato March 16, 2021 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google will cut the service fee that it charges developers on its app store by half for the first $1 million in revenue […]

Encrypted messaging app Signal stops working in China

FILE PHOTO: The Signal messaging app logo is seen on a smartphone, in front of the same displayed same logo, in this illustration taken, January 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic March 16, 2021 SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – Encrypted messaging app Signal appeared to no longer be working in China without the use of a virtual private […]

MyPillow CEO Says New App Will Be ‘Safe Place’ for Those Canceled by YouTube, Twitter

MyPillow founder and CEO Mike Lindell said Sunday that the social media platform he’s launching in the coming weeks will be a “safe place” for those who have been “canceled” by big tech platforms such as YouTube and Twitter. “You won’t have to walk on eggshells anymore,” said Lindell, whose personal and MyPillow accounts were […]

ByteDance developing Clubhouse-like app for China amid copycat rush: sources

FILE PHOTO: The ByteDance logo is seen in this illustration taken, November 27, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo March 4, 2021 By Yingzhi Yang, Pei Li and Brenda Goh (Reuters) – TikTok owner ByteDance is working on a Clubhouse-like app for China, sources familiar with the matter said, as the global success of the U.S.-based audio […]

Parler sues Amazon again, alleging effort to ‘destroy’ app

FILE PHOTO: A screengrab of website and Parler CEO John Matze’s message on January 16, 2021, reading “Hello world, is this thing on?”, seen in this picture obtained on January 17, 2021 from social media. PARLER.COM WEBSITE /via REUTERS March 4, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford and Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – Parler, a social media […]

Romanian blockchain unicorn Elrond plans new features for money app

FILE PHOTO: Representation of the virtual currency Bitcoin is seen on a motherboard in this picture illustration taken April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration March 4, 2021 BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romanian blockchain start-up Elrond is preparing to have its new global payments app support Bitcoin this month as it looks to rival more established rivals PayPal […]

Singapore trials Smartphone app offering mini check-ups

Nervotec founder Jonathan Lau speaks during an interview in Singapore, February 19, 2021. Picture taken February 19, 2021. REUTERS/Joseph Campbell February 25, 2021 By Joseph Campbell SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Each morning before work at a Singapore construction site, Gunasekar Udayakumar, 41, gets his vital signs checked, without going to a clinic, or even seeing a […]