Published On: Sun, Mar 15th, 2020

This Week in Apps: WWDC goes online, coronavirus leads to some-more cancellations, disreputable view apps exposed

Welcome behind to This Week in Apps, a Extra Crunch array that recaps a latest OS news, a applications they support and a income that flows by it all.

The app attention is as prohibited as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads in 2019 and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App Annie’s recently expelled “State of Mobile” annual report. People are now spending 3 hours and 40 mins per day regulating apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t only a approach to pass idle hours — they’re a large business. In 2019, mobile-first companies had a total $544 billion valuation, 6.5x aloft than those but a mobile focus.

In this Extra Crunch series, we assistance we keep adult with a latest news from a universe of apps, delivered on a weekly basis.

This week we’re holding a demeanour during several stories associated to a coronavirus outbreak, including a termination of WWDC in San Jose, as good as other app attention events that are going online. We’re also deliberating a iOS 14 leak, a bearing of Sensor Tower’s app network, a intensity anathema on TikTok for supervision workers and more.

Coronavirus Special Coverage

The impacts of a COVID-19 pestilence are stability to play out on app stores and opposite a industry. This week, we’re heading with these stories followed by a other — and yes, still critical — news.

Apple finally cancels the WWDC eventuality in San Jose

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