Banned Chinese apps are beginning to disappear from India’s app storages, Palantir is raising more funding and Venmo starts experimenting Business Profiles.
Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 2, 2020.
Two periods after India blocked 59 apps developed by Chinese houses, Google and Apple have started to comply with the government’s prescribe and are avoiding useds in the world’s second-largest internet market from retrieving those apps.
UC Browser, Shareit, Club Factory and other apps are no longer listed on Apple’s App Store and Google Play Store. In a statement posted, a Google spokesperson said that the company had “temporarily blocked access to the apps”on Google Play Store as it assesses the order.
Palantir, the controversial and secretive big data and analytics provider, were allegedly been eyeing up a public lean this autumn. But in the meantime it’s also continuing to push ahead in the private markets.
Business Profiles offer small-scale vendors and other sole proprietors the opportunity to have a more professional sketch sheet on its scaffold. Dealers can share key business details like address, telephone number, email, website and more.
Tesla said Thursday that it delivered 90,650 vehicles in the second quarter, a 4.8% drop-off from the same period last year, prompted by challenges caused by the COVID-1 9 pandemic — like suspending production for weeks at its main U.S. mill. But the company still managed to beat apprehensions despite the headwinds.
From large fund investors like Mark Suster and Kara Nortman at Upfront Ventures to Dana Settle at Greycroft Collaborator; to early-stage investors like Will Hsu at Mucker Capital; TX Zhuo at Fika Ventures, the responses were generally upbeat about the future opportunities for Los Angeles startups.( Extra Crunch membership expected .)
T-Mobile today announced that it has closed a treat that deprives Sprint’s pre-paid customs, including Boost and Virgin Mobile. The whole thing was a key part of T-Mobile’s bid to merge with Sprint.
Many AR startups stirred huge promises and collected huge amounts of capital before flaring out in a similarly stunning style. Lucas Matney argues that a key correct was thinking that an AR glasses fellowship should be hardware-first, when the reality is that the missing value is almost entirely centered on first-party software know-hows.( Extra Crunch membership necessitated .)
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