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How Thor Fridriksson’s ‘Trivia Royale’ earned 2.5M downloads in 3 weeks – TechCrunch

In its first few weeks of release, the latest game from QuizUp founder Thor Fridriksson took the top spot in the Games Section of Apple’s App Store and was the top app (for...

Google’s Fitbit deal could avoid EU antitrust probe by agreeing not to use health...

Google announced its plans to acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion back in November. As of this writing, the deal has yet to go through, courtesy of all the usual regulatory scrutiny that occurs...

Rackspace is going public again – TechCrunch

We look at Rackspace’s finances, a Facebook code change causes numerous app issues and electric vehicle company Rivian raises $2.5 billion. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 10, 2020. The big story: Rackspace...

Qualcomm to invest $97 million in India’s Reliance Jio Platforms – TechCrunch

Qualcomm has become the newest high-profile backer of four-year-old Reliance Jio Platforms, which has raised more than $15.7 billion in the past 12 weeks from as many investors. On Sunday evening, Qualcomm Ventures ...

Tech giants take stance on Beijing’s data control in Hong Kong – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, the unprecedented...

CBP says it’s ‘unrealistic’ for Americans to avoid its license plate surveillance – TechCrunch

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has admitted that there is no practical way for Americans to avoid having their movements tracked by its license plate readers, according to its latest privacy assessment. CBP...

Remote dealmaking, rapid-fire IPOs, and how much $250M buys you – TechCrunch

Welcome to The Exchange, an upcoming weekly newsletter featuring TechCrunch and Extra Crunch reporting on startups, money, and markets. You can sign up for it here to receive it regularly when it launches...

US ponders TikTok ban, apps see a record Q2, iOS 14 public beta arrives...

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as...

Yep, ‘Hamilton’ is still very good – TechCrunch

With the release of “Hamilton” on Disney+, Jordan and Darrell finally got to watch the musical biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton — albeit in recorded form, rather than live on-stage. And as we...

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