Published On: Fri, Jul 3rd, 2020

Daily Crunch: Apple and Google retard criminialized apps in India

Banned Chinese apps are commencement to disappear from India’s app stores, Palantir is lifting some-more appropriation and Venmo starts contrast Business Profiles.

Here’s your Daily Crunch for Jul 2, 2020.

1. Apple and Google retard dozens of Chinese apps in India

Two days after India blocked 59 apps grown by Chinese firms, Google and Apple have started to approve with a government’s sequence and are preventing users in a world’s second-largest internet marketplace from accessing 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, a Google orator pronounced that a association had “temporarily blocked entrance to a apps”on Google Play Store as it reviews a order.

2. SEC filing indicates large information provider Palantir is lifting $961M, $550M of it already secured

Palantir, a argumentative and sly large information and analytics provider, has reportedly been eyeing adult a open inventory this autumn. But in a meantime it’s also stability to pull forward in a private markets.

3. Venmo starts piloting ‘Business Profiles’ for tiny sellers

Business Profiles offer tiny sellers and other solitary proprietors a event to have a some-more veteran form page on a platform. Sellers can share pivotal business sum like address, phone number, email, website and more.

4. Tesla delivered 90,650 vehicles in second quarter, a smaller than approaching decline

Tesla pronounced Thursday that it delivered 90,650 vehicles in a second quarter, a 4.8% decrease from a same duration final year, stirred by hurdles caused by a COVID-19 pestilence — like suspending prolongation for weeks during a categorical U.S. factory. But a association still managed to kick expectations notwithstanding a headwinds.

5. Top LA investors plead a city’s post-COVID-19 prospects

From incomparable account investors like Mark Suster and Kara Nortman during Upfront Ventures to Dana Settle during Greycroft Partners; to early-stage investors like Will Hsu during Mucker Capital; TX Zhuo during Fika Ventures, a responses were generally upbeat about a destiny opportunities for Los Angeles startups. (Extra Crunch membership required.)

6. Dish closes Boost Mobile purchase, following T-Mobile/Sprint merger

T-Mobile currently announced that it has sealed a understanding that divests Sprint’s pre-paid businesses, including Boost and Virgin Mobile. The whole thing was a pivotal partial of T-Mobile’s bid to combine with Sprint.

7. AR 1.0 is dead: Here’s what it got wrong

Many AR startups done outrageous promises and lifted outrageous amounts of collateral before flaring out in a likewise thespian fashion. Lucas Matney argues that a pivotal blunder was meditative that an AR eyeglasses association should be hardware-first, when a existence is that a blank value is roughly wholly centered on first-party program experiences. (Extra Crunch membership required.)

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