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Huawei has been building a Play Store alternative in plain sight

The Verge reports: "The momentous news that Google is cutting off its Android relationship with Huawei in response to a US government ban on the Chinese...

Google’s Huawei restrictions are a wake-up call for all Android phone...

VentureBeat reports: "Huawei’s fortunes have gone from bad to worse, as news emerged last night that Google will stop providing the company with support for Android...

Apple defends its takedown of some apps monitoring screen-time

TechCrunch reports: "Apple is defending its removal of certain parental control apps from the iOS App Store in a new statement. The company has come under fire for its removal...

Netflix is testing a ‘random episode’ feature for TV shows

The Verge reports: "Does the idea of a shuffle button for Netflix sound appealing? The company has begun testing exactly that with some users...

Spotify Passes 500 Million Installs, Far More Than Other Streamers

HypeBot reports: "The Spotify app has passed 500 million installs on Android. In its last quarterly report, Spotify reported 207 million monthly active users,...

Facebook tests merging its News Feed and Stories into a single...

The Verge reports: "Facebook is testing a radically redesigned interface for its app, which sees the News Feed and Stories feature combined into a...

Apple reportedly plans macOS Music and Podcasts apps to replace iTunes

VentureBeat reports: "Apple may finally be preparing to put its famous iTunes app out to pasture, as a new report today suggests that its...

Google Hit With $1.7 Billion Fine By European Union

Billboard reports: "European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. It's...

Apple could launch augmented reality headset in 2020

Tech Crunch reports: "According to a new report from Ming-Chi Kuo (via 9to5mac), a reliable analyst on all things Apple, the company has been working...

Amazon Abandons Plans for New York Headquarters

Variety reports: "Responding to a growing backlash, Amazon is officially abandoning its plans to build a new base of operations in New York. The company had...
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ChaCha Lands $7 Million for Mobile Answers Service

Indianapolis, Ind. - ChaCha, a text message-based search engine service, announced on Monday that it has raised $7 million in its fifth round of venture capital financing. ...

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