Google’s Duo and Cisco’s Webex Teams among the VoIP apps pulled from the China App Store
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Google’s Duo and Cisco’s Webex Teams among the VoIP apps pulled from the China App Store

Earlier this week, it came to light that Apple had removed a number of VoIP-based calling apps from the App Store, at the request of the Chinese government.…

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Mobility startups: Apply to exhibit for free as a TC Top Pick at Disrupt SF ‘18
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Mobility startups: Apply to exhibit for free as a TC Top Pick at Disrupt SF ‘18

Mobility is one of the most rapidly advancing technologies going, and we’re searching for the rising stars of early-stage mobility startups to apply as a TC Top Pick…

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Snapchat launches less creepy Send and Request Location features
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Snapchat launches less creepy Send and Request Location features

Snapchat is taking another shot at location after its always-on coordinate-broadcasting Snap Map proved a bit invasive for some users. Snapchat now lets you send your on-going real-time…

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Andy Rubin’s Essential is reportedly up for sale and has cancelled work on its next smartphone
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Andy Rubin’s Essential is reportedly up for sale and has cancelled work on its next smartphone

Essential, the smartphone company helmed by Android co-creator Andy Rubin, is trying to sell itself and has cancelled development of its next phone, Bloomberg reports. The report states…

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Some low-cost Android phones shipped with malware built in
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Some low-cost Android phones shipped with malware built in

Avast has found that many low-cost, non-Google-certifed Android phones shipped with a strain of malware built in that could send users to download apps they didn’t intend to…

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Dog-sitting startup Rover just raised $155M
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Dog-sitting startup Rover just raised $155M

Rover, a dog-walking and dog-boarding service that merged with DogVacay around this time last year, is now the second of such startups this year to raise a massive…

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Jury finds Samsung owes Apple $539M in patent case stretching back to 2011
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Jury finds Samsung owes Apple $539M in patent case stretching back to 2011

A patent case that began back in 2011 has reached a conclusion, with Samsung ordered to pay about $539 million to Apple over infringements of the latter’s patents…

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FBI reportedly overestimated inaccessible encrypted phones by thousands
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FBI reportedly overestimated inaccessible encrypted phones by thousands

The FBI seems to have been caught fibbing again on the topic of encrypted phones. FBI director Christopher Wray estimated in December that it had almost 7,800 phones…

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Edge Sense is starting to come into its own with HTC’s U12+
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Edge Sense is starting to come into its own with HTC’s U12+

Edge Sense has always been a gimmick — but who can blame HTC for embracing a gimmick. The company’s mobile division has been struggling in recent years, so…

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Meet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London)
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Meet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London)

Excited to announce that this year’s The Europas Unconference Awards is shaping up! Our half day Unconference kicks off on 3 July, 2018 at The Brewery in the…

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