Trump’s Huawei ban also causing tech shocks in Europe – TechCrunch

Trump’s Huawei ban also causing tech shocks in Europe – TechCrunch

The escalating US-China trade war that’s seen Chinese tech giant Huawei slapped on a US trade blacklist is causing ripples of shock across Europe too, as restrictions imposed on US companies hit regional suppliers concerned they could face US restrictions if they don’t ditch Huawei. Reuters reports shares fell sharply today in three European chipmakers,Read more about Trump’s Huawei ban also causing tech shocks in Europe – TechCrunch[…]

Apple & Google celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with featured apps, new shortcuts – TechCrunch

Apple & Google celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with featured apps, new shortcuts – TechCrunch

With last fall’s release of iOS 12, Apple introduced Siri Shortcuts — a new app that allows iPhone users to create their own voice commands to take actions on their phone and in apps. Today, Apple is celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) by rolling out a practical, accessibility focused collection of new Siri Shortcuts,Read more about Apple & Google celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with featured apps, new shortcuts – TechCrunch[…]

Amazon now sells flight tickets in India – TechCrunch

Amazon now sells flight tickets in India – TechCrunch

Indians can already use Amazon to pay for their mobile bills and borrow money to purchase items, but now there’s more. This week, the e-commerce giant quietly introduced an additional feature to its shopping site: flight tickets. Amazon has partnered with local travel service ClearTrip to add a flight-booking option to its payment service —Read more about Amazon now sells flight tickets in India – TechCrunch[…]

How startups can use Amazon’s SEO best practices to dominate new shopping verticals – TechCrunch

How startups can use Amazon’s SEO best practices to dominate new shopping verticals – TechCrunch

Eli Schwartz is currently a growth advisor and the former Director of Growth at SurveyMonkey where he led the SEO strategy. Eli has been a columnist on the Huffington Post, the Y Combinator blog, Search Engine Land, Search Engine Journal and numerous other publications. Amazon dominates the top ranking positions of Google for tens ofRead more about How startups can use Amazon’s SEO best practices to dominate new shopping verticals – TechCrunch[…]

OpenFin raises $17 million for its OS for finance – TechCrunch

OpenFin raises $17 million for its OS for finance – TechCrunch

OpenFin, the company looking to provide the operating system for the financial services industry, has raised $17 million in funding through a Series C round led by Wells Fargo, with participation from Barclays and existing investors including Bain Capital Ventures, J.P. Morgan and Pivot Investment Partners. Previous investors in OpenFin also include DRW Venture Capital,Read more about OpenFin raises $17 million for its OS for finance – TechCrunch[…]

Google launches Jetpack Compose, an open-source, Kotlin-based UI development toolkit – TechCrunch

Google launches Jetpack Compose, an open-source, Kotlin-based UI development toolkit – TechCrunch

Google today announced the first preview of Jetpack Compose, a new open-source UI toolkit for Kotlin developers who want to use a reactive programming model similar to React Native and Vue.js. Jetpack Compose is an unbundled toolkit that is part of Google’s overall Android Jetpack set of software components for Android developers, but there isRead more about Google launches Jetpack Compose, an open-source, Kotlin-based UI development toolkit – TechCrunch[…]

Google launches new Assistant developer tools – TechCrunch

Google launches new Assistant developer tools – TechCrunch

At its I/O conference, Google today announced a slew of new tools for developers who want to build experiences for the company’s Assistant platform. These range from the ability to build games for smart displays, like the Google Home Hub and the launch of App Actions for taking users from an Assistant answer to theirRead more about Google launches new Assistant developer tools – TechCrunch[…]

Samsung spilled SmartThings app source code and secret keys – TechCrunch

Samsung spilled SmartThings app source code and secret keys – TechCrunch

A development lab used by Samsung engineers was leaking highly sensitive source code, credentials and secret keys for several internal projects — including its SmartThings platform, a security researcher found. The electronics giant left dozens of internal coding projects on a GitLab instance hosted on a Samsung-owned domain, Vandev Lab. The instance, used by staffRead more about Samsung spilled SmartThings app source code and secret keys – TechCrunch[…]

India is investigating Google over alleged Android abuse – TechCrunch

India is investigating Google over alleged Android abuse – TechCrunch

More than 95% of the smartphones that ship in India run Android, according to industry estimates. Now the Indian antitrust watchdog is convinced that the nation should investigate whether Google is abusing the dominant position of its mobile operating system to hurt local rivals. The Competition Commission of India (CCI), the local anti-monopoly regulator, beganRead more about India is investigating Google over alleged Android abuse – TechCrunch[…]