China’s internet regulator on Friday ordered 25 mobile apps operated by Didi Global, including Didi’s app for drivers, to be removed from app stores, citing violations of laws regarding the collection and usage of personal data. The latest action by the Cyberspace Administration of China indicates how extensive Beijing’s investigation into Didi is. On Sunday, the regulator ordered the removal...
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Streaming Services Should Beware Becoming Like Cable Companies
About a month ago, I finally reached my breaking point with YouTube TV, the streaming service I had subscribed to years earlier as a replacement for cable TV. I didn’t think twice about paying $40 a month for it in 2018, but after years of price increases—YouTube TV now costs $73 a month—I realized my family wasn’t watching it nearly enough to justify the money. So I ditched it. More...
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