Mobile News - Week of September 13 2021

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

Congrats to team Solana (one of my portfolio companies) for climbing to seventh in the Crypto Top 10! Solana is slowly becoming the de facto standards for DeFi and NFTs. Here are the hundreds of projects now building on Solana.
On October 4th at 6 pm PST, FoundersHK is hosting its very first Demo Day with Batch 1 accelerator companies. From fintech, foodtech to edtech, you will get to meet 12 amazing companies. Join us.
Last week was a big moment in the history of mobile apps. Epic Games’ Tim Sweeney landed a big win against Apple’s Tim Cook. The judge ruled that Apple must allow developers to send users outside the App Store to make payments—the biggest change to the platform since it was created in 2008. Great moment for embedded fintech startups!
Check out my fourth China Internet Report! Published annually, this report covers the biggest trends in China tech for the last year, including deep dives on the impact of Beijing’s tech crackdown, changing demographics and more on the biggest digital sectors: 5G, artificial intelligence, blockchain, e-commerce and fintech are all covered, among others.
Race Capital portfolio companies are hiring!  Check out our job board
Here are the top mobile news this week >
  • Apple - Secret to Apple’s iPhone Sales Boom
  • Apple - The Apple v. Epic Decision 
  • China - Tencent and Alibaba will open up apps to competitors
  • China - Ant’s Alipay breakup
  • Report - NYC 65,000 delivery workers

WhatsApp launches test of in-app business directory
Secret to Apple’s iPhone Sales Boom: Big 5G Deals From Wireless Carriers
Adobe adds payment services via PayPal to its Adobe Commerce platform
The Apple v. Epic Decision
Revolt of the NYC Delivery Workers
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