FTC to examine every acquisition by Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft in 2010-2019 over antitrust issues

Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google do not constantly reveal every acquisition they make, particularly when the business in concern are little fish in the huge tech pond. In aggregate, all that M&A might present larger concerns about how they are utilizing their monetary power and market impact in anticompetitive methods. That concept is the […]

As Alphabet crests the $1T mark, SaaS stocks reach all-time highs of their own

Continuing our irregular studies of the general public markets, 2 things occurred today that deserve our time. A 3rd domestic innovation business Alphabet passed the$1 trillion market capitalization limit. And, 2nd, software application as a service (SaaS) stocks reached record highs on the general public markets after pulling back over last summertime. The 2 turning […]

Apple and Spotifys podcasts come to Echo devices in the US

Amazon Alexa can now play podcasts from Apple , making Amazon’s line of Echo gadgets the very first third-party customers to support the Apple Podcasts service without utilizing AirPlay. Prior to, this level of assistance was restricted to Apple’s HomePod. According to Amazon, the addition gives Alexa gadgets Apple’s library of more than 800,000 podcasts. […]

This Week in Apps: Apples vaping app ban, Disney+ gets installed, apps gear up for Black Friday

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that summarizes the most recent OS news, the applications they support, and the cash that streams through everything. What are designers speaking about? What do app publishers and online marketers require to understand? How are politics affecting the App Store and app companies? And […]