Category: Highlights

This Week in Apps: WWDC20 highlights, App Store antitrust issues, tech giants clone TikTok
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This Week in Apps: WWDC20 highlights, App Store antitrust issues, tech giants clone TikTok

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 spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per…

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Google highlights accessible locations with new Maps feature
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Google highlights accessible locations with new Maps feature

Google has announced a new, welcome and no doubt long-asked-for feature to its Maps app: wheelchair accessibility info. Businesses and points of interest featuring accessible entrances, bathrooms and other features will now be prominently marked as such. Millions, of course, require such accommodations as ramps or automatic doors, from people with limited mobility to people…

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Trump Highlights DHS Study: Coronavirus Suffers in Heat or Sunlight
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Trump Highlights DHS Study: Coronavirus Suffers in Heat or Sunlight

President Donald Trump highlighted a new study on Thursday showing that the coronavirus weakens in heat and sunlight. Acting Homeland Security Under Secretary for Science and Technology Bill Bryan appeared at the White House press briefing on Thursday to reveal the results of a study that showed that the life of the virus on surfaces…

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