An effort by a Chinese advertising group to circumvent Apple’s new rules over ad tracking has failed to gain traction, the Financial Times reported. The failure of the workaround shows how Apple still has leverage over Chinese apps even ones such as WeChat and Alipay that are considered too big to remove. Apple’s app store policies now require developers to ask for permission to track users...
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Covid’s Tech Stars Twinkle Again—at Least Today
Life in our pandemic-dominated world increasingly feels like one of those scary TV series where just when you think the monster has been vanquished, you realize it’s still alive. Today’s big market sell-off on news of the new Covid-19 variant in South Africa—dubbed Omicron by the World Health Organization—is a good reminder of how vulnerable the market is to another flareup of the virus....
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