• Fri. May 13th, 2022

This Week in Apps: Fortnite’s back on iOS, TikTok’s new ad product, apps hit NewFronts

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues…

Simone Giertz goes from projects to products

“I’m happy to not be royalty,” Simone Giertz laughs. “I’m happy to be a women who does things.” YouTube’s one-time Queen of Shitty Robots didn’t renounce her crown so much…

On Deck cuts 25% of staff, scales back accelerator

On Deck, a tech company that connects founders to each other, capital and advice, has laid off 25% off its staff, per sources familiar with the company. The layoffs were…

8 ways the tech industry can step up to protect abortion rights

It looks as if the right to have an abortion will be curtailed nationwide with the revocation of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court’s majority. While the fight for…

Hiring top startup talent on a budget during the Great Resignation

The Great Resignation wasn’t ginned up by corporate media to sell advertising impressions — if you’re trying to hire, the struggle is real. Since the pandemic began, the percentage of…