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This Week in Apps: Facebook takes on Shopify, Tinder considers its future, contact-tracing tech goes live

We continue to look at how the pandemic is impacting the world of mobile apps. Notably, we saw the launch of the Apple/Google exposure notification API with the latest version of iOS.

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Startups Weekly: SoftBank portfolio results show which tech sectors are still thriving

Remember when the top investors and companies in tech were reacting to SoftBank‘s every move? These days, we are picking through the latest results from the Japanese conglomerate and its Vision Fund to see how things went wrong, and where it is still succeeding with its startup portfolio.

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Original Content podcast: The new ‘Kimmy Schmidt‘ special is pointlessly interactive

In many ways, Netflix‘s new Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt special Kimmy vs. the Reverend is a delight. For fans of the show, it‘s a chance to catch up with Kimmy (Ellie Kemper), Titus (Titus Burgess) and all their other friends/nemeses on the eve of Kimmy‘s wedding to Prince Frederick (Daniel Radcliffe). Creators Robert Carlock and Tina []

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‘Fallout Shelter‘ joins Tesla arcade in latest software update

Nearly a year ago, Todd Howard, the director of Bethesda Games, said that the company‘s ‘Fallout Shelter‘ game would be coming to Tesla displays. It arrived, via the 2020.20 software update, this week, which was first noted at driver‘s platform Teslascope. Fallout Shelter is the latest - and one of the more modern games - []

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An eighth Amazon warehouse employee has died from COVID-19

An eighth Amazon employee has died of COVID-19. The news comes as the company is under scrutiny for failing to be more transparent about the wider number of infections among its warehouse workers. A spokesperson confirmed the reports of the death, telling TechCrunch, ‘We are saddened by the loss of an associate who had worked []

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