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TikTok Boom! How the Exploding Social Media App Is Going Hollywood

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "The impossible-to-ignore, 2 billion strong platform is leveraging a massive sheltering-at-home audience hungry for new content to draw A-listers and...

Activist investor hedge fund reportedly financing Eko lawsuit against Quibi over...

The Verge reports: "Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. is financing Eko’s patent lawsuit against streaming service Quibi, The Wall Street Journal reports. Eko’s suit...

Global Recorded-Music Revenues Topped $20 Billion in 2019, but Streaming Growth...

Variety reports: "With the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the global economy, any look back at 2019 financial performance feels like an...

Businesses are hinting at 5G rollout delays

The Verge reports: "Mobile carriers, network suppliers, and analysts are warning that the rollout of 5G networks could be delayed as a result of...

Quibi’s email verification process reportedly sent data to multiple ad firms

The Verge reports: "The process Quibi used to verify new users’ email addresses sent them to multiple third-party advertising and analytics companies including Google,...

Spotify earnings: ‘Every day now looks like the weekend’

The Verge reports: "People are changing how they listen to Spotify as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced in its...

Google is shutting down Shoelace, the social app you’ve probably never...

TechCrunch reports: "You know that old saying, “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone?” Sometimes that’s quite literally true. Take Shoelace, a...

TikTok launches Donation Stickers, allowing creators to fundraise for coronavirus relief...

TechCrunch reports: "TikTok is making it easier for creators and their fans to donate to favorite charities amid the coronavirus pandemic. The company today...

WhatsApp’s new limit cuts virality of ‘highly forwarded’ messages by 70%

TechCrunch reports: "WhatsApp’s bid on cutting virality of messages circulating on its platform by introducing an additional limit earlier this month has already started...

Stillfront Group acquires Candywriter for at least $74m

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Stillfront Group has announced it has fully acquired mobile game developer and publisher Candywriter, LLC for at least $74.4 million." Read more