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This Week in Apps: Twitter’s edit button, BeReal clones, Trump’s Truth Social gets blocked

This Week in Apps offers a way to keep up with the fast-moving app industry in one place, including news, updates, startup fundings, M&As and...

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Google lets the Parler app back into the Play Store

Truth Social isn’t allowed in Google’s app store yet, but another ostensibly anything-goes social network in the same orbit just made a...

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Later Cam brings the nostalgia of analog photography to your smartphone

Photo-sharing app Dispo brought back the nostalgia of an analog camera by letting people see the images they snap a day later. Now, a new company...

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Google will allow alternative payment systems for Play Store in more countries

Google announced today it’s expanding the user choice billing program for Play Store — which lets users choose alternative payment systems...

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Google blocks Truth Social from the Play Store, will Apple be next?

Google’s decision to block the Truth Social app’s launch on the Play Store over content moderation issues raises the question as to why...

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Stacked gets $13M to be the Twitch for web3 gamers

Few areas in tech today are as polarized as the blockchain gaming space. Legacy developers and gamers are calling play-to-earn games Ponzi schemes,...

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Robin Games debuts Playhouse, an interior design game you can both play and shop

Women-led mobile gaming startup Robin Games raised funding around the idea of carving out a new niche in the market of “lifestyle...

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Fleksy targets devs with SDK platform for smart keyboard features

Keyboard tech licensing startup Fleksy has expanded its SDK offering with an eye on winning over indie devs and app makers with an accessible,...

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Truecaller’s iOS update aims to improve call and spam detection

Truecaller has been dabbling in building out a family of apps to dig deeper into the different ways that people now communicate, but it’s also...

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WhatsApp confirms some users have access to its new group discussions feature, WhatsApp Communities

WhatsApp Communities, the messaging app’s anticipated expansion aimed at supporting larger discussion groups, has now rolled out to additional...

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Walmart+ adds a new cashback feature for members, Walmart Rewards

Walmart is introducing another perk designed to sweeten the deal for its Walmart+ membership program — the retailer’s answer to Amazon...

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9count, maker of Wink and new dating app Summer, scores additional funding

Alex Hofmann once served as Musical.ly’s president, overseeing the North and South American markets for the TikTok precursor, then leaving...

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9count, maker of Wink and new dating app Summer, scores an additional $27.5M

Alex Hofmann once served as Musical.ly’s president, overseeing the North and South American markets for the TikTok precursor, then leaving...

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This Week in Apps: Android 13 arrives, apps plan for midterms, Amazon copies TikTok

This Week in Apps offers a way to keep up with the fast-moving apps industry in one place, with the latest including news, updates, startup fundings,...

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After CNN+ shutdown, Discovery+ adds a CNN Originals hub to its U.S. service

Today, Discovery+ subscribers in the U.S. get access to over 800 episodes of CNN content through a dedicated CNN Originals hub. The network’s three...

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Amazon’s Ring quietly fixed security flaw that put users’ camera recordings at risk of exposure

The video doorbell maker quietly fixed the vulnerability in May.

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Spotify and Samsung expand their partnership in 2022, with more pre-installs, integrations and free trials

Spotify is again expanding its 2018 partnership with Samsung in 2022, the company announced. This year, Samsung and Spotify are working together on a...

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TechCrunch launches TheTruthSpy spyware lookup tool

This tool lets you check to see if your Android device was compromised.

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Android 13 rolls out to Pixel devices today

In a blog post, Google today confirmed that the latest version of Android is starting to roll out to Pixel devices, following the release of the...

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Google fined $40M+ for misleading location tracking settings on Android

Google has been sanctioned A$60 million (around $40M+) in Australia over Android settings it had applied, dating back around five years, which were...

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Meme-based dating app Schmooze allows matches to share memes with each other

Sharing a meme with someone you just met can be tricky, especially if you’re trying to flirt with them. Are they into wholesome puppy memes? Or...

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Plex introduces a social experience to its streaming app with launch of ‘Discover Together’

Streaming media platform Plex, already an expansive service for personal media, free streaming TV, and new content discovery, is venturing into a...

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Apple adds the battery percentage icon back in the latest iOS beta

Apple is on the cusp of introducing a tiny change with an outsized impact on the quality of life of iPhone users everywhere who are tired of...

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Less than 1% of Netflix’s subscribers want to play its mobile games

Netflix games have been downloaded 23M, and there are 1.7M daily users. So less than 1% of the streaming giant’s subscriber base are interested in...

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OnePlus’ 10T arrives September 29, starting at $649

Today in New York City, OnePlus held its first in-person launch event in two-plus years. That’s a lot of time away for a company that’s leaned so...

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The next step in Google’s merger of Duo and Meet starts today

Google will release an update to the Duo app for Android and iOS that will feature the new Meet logo

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How to run growth marketing during a recession

How does one build, scale and navigate the headwinds of a recession, especially as consumer behavior changes dramatically?

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Yelp updates its Android app with a redesigned home feed and map-based search

Yelp updating its Android app to introduce a new vertical Home Feed and search results with maps for better restaurant discovery, following last...

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