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Accessibility awareness is on the rise, but is it turning into action?

Joe Apprendi Contributor More posts by this contributor The new school Retail role play For almost two years, people everywhere made massive adjustments to how they interact with the world. […]




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Berlin’s Everphone raises $200M in debt and Series C equity

Berlin-based smartphone-as-a-service provider, Everphone, has topped up with $65 million in a Series C equity raise in addition to taking $135M in debt financing — for a total raise of […]




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This Week in Apps: Twitter launches livestream shopping, Netflix snags new games, Tile gets acquired

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues […]




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This Week in Apps: Apple defends app ad buying, Spotify gains lyrics, Instagram kills Threads

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues […]




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ControlUp nabs $100M to monitor and improve desktop computing performance across disparate work environments

Remote and hybrid work have become the norm in business, and today a startup that’s building tools to improve how desktop computers behave in those scenarios is announcing a round […]




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This Week in Apps: Google Play lowers commissions, Apple drops anti-steering rule, Pinterest clones TikTok, Android 12 arrives

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, […]




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Google lowers Play Store fees to 15% on subscription apps, as low as 10% for media apps

Google is lowering commissions on all subscription-based businesses on the Google Play Store, the company announced today. Previously, the company had followed Apple’s move by reducing commissions from 30% to […]




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Enterprises and the Future of Mobile Devices

Mobile devices like smartphones are often categorized as consumer devices, and yet they’re really crossover machines that impact the enterprise space and worker productivity in many industries. Smartphone trends, therefore, […]




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Apps to reach record highs in Q3 of 36B downloads and $34B in consumer spending

A new forecast on the state of the app economy indicates the third quarter will see record-breaking revenues spent on apps and games. According to App Annie, consumers worldwide will […]




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News aggregator SmartNews raises $230 million, valuing its business at $2 billion

SmartNews, a Tokyo-headquartered news aggregation website and app that’s grown in popularity despite hefty competition from built-in aggregators like Apple News, today announced it has closed on $230 million in […]