Google removes 3 Android apps for children, with 20M+ downloads between them, over data collection violations – TechCrunch

When it comes to apps, Android leads the pack with nearly 3 million apps in its official Google Play store. The sheer volume also means that sometimes iffy apps slip through the cracks. Researchers at the International Digital Accountability Council (IDAC), a nonprofit watchdog based out of Boston, found that a trio of popular and seemingly innocent-looking apps...

Here’s how fast a few dozen startups grew in Q3 2020 – TechCrunch

This is about as close to a private company earnings report as we can manage Earlier this week I asked startups to share their Q3 growth metrics and whether they were performing ahead or behind of their yearly goals. Lots of companies responded. More than I could have anticipated, frankly....