Android Smartphone
Google Will Start Enforcing Google Play Store Fees

Google is looking to stop companies from circumventing its normal 30% Google Play Store fees.

Twitter Safety
Twitter Will Deploy ‘Read Before You Retweet’ Prompt to All Users

Twitter is planning on bringing its ‘Read Before You Retweet’ prompt to all users, following several months of testing.

Facebook App
Facebook’s First Director of Monetization Likens Company to Big Tobacco

Tim Kendall, Facebook’s first Director of Monetization, said the company had taken a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook.

Facebook App
Facebook May Pull Out of Europe

Facebook is warning it may pull out of Europe over a decision by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC).

Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein
Shopify Evolving Into World’s First Retail Operating System

Harley Finkelstein, COO of Shopify, discusses how COVID has dramatically sped up the timeline for commerce moving online and has also moved Shopify closer to its goal of becoming the world’s first retail operating system.

Amazon Now Playing Podcasts
Amazon Now Playing Podcasts

Amazon has entered the super hot podcasting arena, adding podcasts to their Amazon Music platform. All podcasts will be able to be accessed via Alexa, its voice-activated Echo speakers, and are free to Amazon Prime members.

YouTube - Image by Tymon Oziemblewski
Google Sued For $3 Billion in the UK Over YouTube Privacy

Google is being sued for $3 billion in the UK over allegations that YouTube tracks children, violating the UK’s privacy laws.

TikTok App
Oracle Beats Out Microsoft/Walmart As TikTok’s US Partner

In a surprise move, Oracle has emerged as the frontrunner to be the US partner for TikTok.

Peloton Moving Toward Subscription Model, Says CEO John Foley
Peloton Moving Toward Subscription Model, Says CEO

John Foley, CEO of Peloton, discusses the likelihood that the company will eventually offer subscriptions for its internet-connected fitness products instead of requiring an expensive purchase.

TikTok App
Trump Will Not Extend TikTok Ban Deadline

As the TikTok negotiations run into trouble, President Trump has indicated he has no intention of extending a ban deadline of September 15.