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Today Saturday, 23rd January 2021
This Week in Apps: TikTok viral hit breaks Spotify records, inauguration boosts news app installs, judge rules against Parler Sat, 23 Jan Watch SpaceX launch its first dedicated rideshare mission live, carrying a record-breaking number of satellites Sat, 23 Jan How fintech and serial founders drove African pre-seed investing to new heights in 2020 Sat, 23 Jan Is anything too big to be SPAC’d? Sat, 23 Jan Daily Crunch: Alphabet shuts down Loon Sat, 23 Jan Xbox Live Gold is getting a big price hike Sat, 23 Jan Boston Globe will consider people’s requests to have articles about them anonymized Sat, 23 Jan Drupal’s journey from dorm-room project to billion-dollar exit Sat, 23 Jan Backed by Vint Cerf, Emortal wants to protect your digital legacy from ‘bit-rot’ Sat, 23 Jan Extra Crunch roundup: Digital health VC survey, edtech M&A, deep tech marketing, more Sat, 23 Jan End-to-end operators are the next generation of consumer business Sat, 23 Jan The far right’s favorite registrar is building ‘censorship-resistant’ servers Sat, 23 Jan Sounding Board raises cash as startups wake up to executive coaching Fri, 22 Jan Google refreshes its mobile search experience Fri, 22 Jan Pinterest launches an AR-powered Try-on experience for eyeshadow Fri, 22 Jan EVgo to go public via SPAC in bid to power EV charging expansion Fri, 22 Jan Cloudflare introduces free digital waiting rooms for any organizations distributing COVID-19 vaccines Fri, 22 Jan ‘Slow dating’ app Once is acquired by Dating Group for $18M as it seeks to expand its portfolio Fri, 22 Jan Google threatens to close its search engine in Australia as it lobbies against digital news code Fri, 22 Jan Blobr, the ‘no-code’ company turning APIs into products, raises €1.2M pre-seed Fri, 22 Jan Dashlane taps JD Sherman, ex-Hubspot COO, as new CEO, as co-founder Emmanuel Schalit steps aside Fri, 22 Jan MotoRefi raises $10M to keep pedal on auto refinancing growth Fri, 22 Jan How VCs invested in Asia and Europe in 2020 Fri, 22 Jan Apple reportedly planning thinner and lighter MacBook Air with MagSafe charging Fri, 22 Jan UK resumes privacy oversight of adtech, warns platform audits are coming Fri, 22 Jan Didi to subsidize trips for vaccinations with $10M global fund Fri, 22 Jan Privacy complaint targets European parliament’s COVID-19 test-booking site Fri, 22 Jan JustKitchen is using cloud kitchens to create the next generation of restaurant franchising Fri, 22 Jan China’s draft payments rules put Ant, Tencent on notice Fri, 22 Jan Google’s parent firm is shutting down Loon internet company 2 days ago