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Can the EU break Google and Apple's app store dominance?
The European Union's Digital Markets Act could have implications beyond Europe's borders — even in the U.S., where similar bills didn't make it through Congress.
What happened to those COVID exposure apps?
Consumers have been slow to adopt apps made by state governments based on tech from Google and Apple.
Facebook suspends efforts on an Instagram for kids
Experts say any plan for "Instagram Kids" will be really, really hard to get right.
Is China’s multibillion-dollar tutoring industry coming to an end?
Top Chinese education stocks dipped by 70% within hours last month. But what does it feel like on the ground in China?
Social trading apps are seeing an influx of young investors during the pandemic
Commonstock CEO David McDonough says many young people saw last year's stock-market meltdown as a wealth-creation opportunity.
Business is booming for therapy apps, but what really works?
The apps promise to match clients to online therapists for as little as $40 a week.
What's behind millennials' obsession with astrology?
Sixty percent of them believe in New Age spirituality.
Shopping in the gig economy after retirement
One retiree earns a little extra with a shopping app.
How femtech uses data to help women and advertisers
In our economy, the devices we use are constantly asking us to share — or sometimes just taking — our data. And when it comes to that data, not much of it is more personal and private than our health. Yet personal health devices and apps are a growing industry, a subset of which is targeted […]
How one linguist is teaching "Game of Thrones" fans how to speak High Valyrian
Duolingo will help you brush up on your Spanish, French and, uh, High Valyrian and Klingon.