New York attorney general slams the FCC for ignoring net neutrality comments investigation

 If the FCC’s refusal to acknowledge the vast public outcry against its plan to gut net neutrality isn’t enough of an outrage, its total disinterest in investigating how that same comment system may have been gamed by fake users posing as real Americans adds a bit more insult to injury. Suspicions arose earlier this year that a person or an organization of some kind was… Read More

AppLovin scraps acquisition and takes debt financing instead

 The story of AppLovin‘s acquisition has taken another turn. We first reported that the mobile ad startup was in acquisition talks in August of last year, and the announcement came a month later: AppLovin would sell a majority stake Chinese private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital. Today, however, CEO Adam Foroughi revealed that the deal is (sort of) off. Instead of an outright… Read More

Apple removes Skype from app store in China

Apple has confirmed it has removed several apps including Skype from its app store in China after the country's government pointed to violations of local laws. Apple has confirmed it has removed several apps including Skype from its app store in China after the country's government pointed to violations of local laws.