Mobile News - Week of June 7, 2021

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The latest news and information about startups and innovations from the mobile world.

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Here are the top mobile news this week >
  • Apple - Launch app A/B testing and in-app events
  • Apple - ShazamKit for audio recognition to apps
  • Facebook - Venmo copycat
  • Facebook - Smartwatch launch
  • Statistics - Subscription-based streamers outstrip ad-supported services’ share of watch time
  • Policy - Biden revokes TikTok and WeChat ban

Apple to introduce A/B testing and in-app events to the App Store –
Apple’s new ShazamKit brings audio recognition to apps, including those on Android
Messenger adds Venmo-like QR codes for person-to-person payments in the U.S. h
Facebook plans first smartwatch for next summer with two cameras, heart rate monitor
Subscription-based streamers outstrip ad-supported services’ share of watch time
Biden revokes and replaces Trump orders banning TikTok and WeChat -
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