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Nigeria’s Paga acquires Apposit, confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion – TechCrunch

Nigeria’s Paga acquires Apposit, confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion – News

Nigerian digital payments startup Paga has acquired Apposit, a software development company based in Ethiopia, for an undisclosed amount. That’s just part of Paga’s news. The Lagos based startup will also launch its payment products in Mexico this year and in Ethiopia imminently, CEO Tayo Oviosu told TechCrunch The moves come a little over a year …

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Apple Card users can now download monthly transactions in a spreadsheet – TechCrunch

Apple Card users can now download monthly transactions in a spreadsheet – News

One of the big questions I got around the time the Apple Card launched was whether you’d be able to download a file of your transactions to either work with manually or import into a piece of expenses management software. The answer, at the time, was no. Now Apple is announcing that Apple Card users …

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Canonical’s Anbox Cloud puts Android in the cloud – TechCrunch

Canonical’s Anbox Cloud puts Android in the cloud – News

Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, today announced the launch of Anbox Cloud, a new platform that allows enterprises to run Android in the cloud. On Anbox Cloud, Android becomes the guest operating system that runs containerized applications. This opens up a range of use cases, ranging from bespoke enterprise apps to …

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2020 device shipments to grow 0.9% to 2.16B thanks to 5G, before 2 further years of decline – TechCrunch

2020 device shipments to grow 0.9% to 2.16B thanks to 5G, before 2 further years of decline – News

The analysts at Gartner have published their annual global device forecast, and while 2020 looks like it may be partly sunny, get ready for more showers and poor weather ahead. The analysts predict that a bump from new 5G technology will lead to total shipments of 2.16 billion units — devices that include PCs, mobile handsets, …

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TechCrunch’s Top 10 investigative reports from 2019 – TechCrunch

TechCrunch’s Top 10 investigative reports from 2019 – News

Facebook spying on teens, Twitter accounts hijacked by terrorists, and sexual abuse imagery found on Bing and Giphy were amongst the ugly truths revealed by TechCrunch’s investigating reporting in 2019. The tech industry needs more watchdogs than ever as its size enlargens the impact of safety failures and the abuse of power. Whether through malice, …

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Dating and fertility apps among those snitching to ‘out of control’ ad tech, report finds – TechCrunch

Dating and fertility apps among those snitching to ‘out of control’ ad tech, report finds – News

The latest report to warn that surveillance capitalism is out of control — and “free” digital services can in fact be very costly to people’s privacy and rights — comes courtesy of the Norwegian Consumer Council, which has published an analysis of how popular apps are sharing user data with the behavioral ad industry. It suggests …

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