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Digital Devices Hit ‘Inevitable’ Milestone, Passing Analog in Listening Time for...

Billboard reports: "Digital devices are now the dominant method of listening to music, and the coronavirus seems to be behind the latest growth wave." Read...

Twitter and the big bitcoin scam: what happened next

The Verge reports: "On July 15th, multiple verified Twitter accounts associated with public figures and companies were hijacked and tweeted out a bitcoin scam." Read...

Instagram’s TikTok competitor is coming to the US next month

The Verge reports: "Instagram plans to launch its TikTok clone in the US and more than 50 other countries within weeks, NBC News reported...

Google’s latest R&D project is Shoploop, a mobile video shopping platform

TechCrunch reports: "Google’s latest experiment is a video shopping platform designed to introduce consumers to new products in under 90 seconds. The company today...

Brief’s mobile news app aims to tackle information overload and media...

TechCrunch reports: "Brief, a newly launched news aggregator founded by former Google engineers, aims to tackle a number of problems with today’s news cycle,...

Amid More Questions About Data-Sharing, TikTok Releases Latest Transparency Report

Social Media Today reports: "Amid renewed calls to ban the app, after India blocked all Chinese-originated apps due to concerns around their potential data-sharing...

Unreal Engine can now capture facial expressions via an official iOS...

The Verge reports: "A newly released iOS app from Epic Games lets developers record facial expressions that can be imported directly into the Unreal...

Twitter is working on a subscription platform codenamed Gryphon

VentureBeat reports: "Twitter is working on a new subscription platform under the codename Gryphon, according to two online job postings." Read more

Just 8% of Quibi’s Initial Free-Trial Users Have Converted to Paying...

Variety reports: "Not a whole lot of people who sampled Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi premium mobile-streaming app for free are forking over money to pay...

App Annie: Mobile gamers broke app store records in Q2 2020

VentureBeat reports: "Mobile apps and game usage surged to the highest levels ever recorded — with games in particular scoring 14 billion downloads —...