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Texas Joins Growing List of AGs Looking to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

TechCrunch reports: "Late last week, the DOJ green lit T-Mobile and Sprint’s $26 billion deal to become nation’s number three carrier. The deal isn’t...

TikTok-Parent Is Getting Into Mobile Search

TechCrunch reports: "China’s ByteDance, which owns popular video sharing app TikTok, is already working to enter the smartphone business and the music streaming space....

App Developer Lightricks Raises $135 Million at a $1 Billion Valuation

VentureBeat reports: "Despite concerns about saturation, the mobile app market shows no sign of slowing down. The Google Play Store and Apple App Store...

New Bill Would Ban Autoplay Videos and Endless Scrolling

The Verge reports: "Snapstreaks, YouTube autoplay, and endless scrolling are all coming under fire from a new bill, which is sponsored by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO),...

WhatsApp Reaches 400 Million Users in India, Its Biggest Market

TechCrunch reports: "WhatsApp has amassed more than 400 million users in India, the instant messaging app confirmed today, reaffirming its gigantic reach in its...

It Looks Like TikTok Has Acquired Jukedeck, a Pioneering Music AI...

TechCrunch reports: "A key change is in the works for Jukedeck, a pioneering AI startup out of the U.K. which was building technology to...

Google Increases Rewards for Hacking Chrome, Chrome OS, and Google Play

VentureBeat reports: "Google, which has already paid security researchers over $15 million since launching its bug bounty program in 2010, today increased bug bounties across the Chrome...

Quibi Partners With NBC News To Launch Two Daily News Shows...

Deadline reports: "Quibi is to launch two daily news shows aimed at millennials after striking a deal with NBC News. The broadcaster’s news operations...

WhatsApp and Telegram Media Files Aren’t So Secure After They Reach...

The Verge reports: "While they’re known for strongly encrypting messages in transit, apps like WhatsApp and Telegram may not always be able to keep...

Intel-backed Mesmer Emerges From Stealth To Automate Mobile App Testing

VentureBeat reports: "Mesmer, a startup largely backed by Intel Capital, emerged from stealth today bearing robotic process automation (RPA) technology designed to drastically reduce...