This Week in Apps: Facebook launches trio of app experiments, TikTok gets spammed, plus coronavirus impacts on app economy

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 hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer...

4 views on the future of retail, the check out process, and lines

The global spread of COVID-19 and resulting shelter-in-place orders have hit retailers hard. As the pandemic drags on, stores are going from temporary halts to permanent closes, whether it’s the local coffee shop next door or the historic bar you never thought could...

The best investment every digital brand can make during the COVID-19 pandemic

Steve Tan Contributor Steve Tan is a Singapore-based serial entrepreneur and full-stack digital marketer with over 14 years of hands-on experience who is also the CEO and founder of Super Tan Brothers Pte. Ltd, which operates e-commerce, software, logistics,...
As Streamers Spread Dangerous Conspiracy Theories, Twitch Does Little To Stop Them

As Streamers Spread Dangerous Conspiracy Theories, Twitch Does Little To Stop Them

In the past few days, an alarming headline has made the rounds: “Half of Fox News viewers think Bill Gates is using pandemic to microchip them, survey suggests.” This idea is nonsense, of course, but coronavirus conspiracy theories have spread almost like the virus...

TinyML is giving hardware new life

Adam Benzion Contributor Share on Twitter A serial entrepreneur, writer, and tech investor, Adam Benzion is the co-founder of Hackster.io, the world’s largest community for hardware developers. Aluminum and iconography are no longer enough for a product to get...