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Ireland probes TikTok’s handling of kids’ data and transfers to China

Tech Crunch Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has yet another ‘Big Tech’ GDPR probe to add to its pile: The…

Driven by livestreams, consumer spending in social apps to hit $17.2B in 2025

Tech Crunch The livestreaming boom is driving a significant uptick in the creator economy, as a new forecast estimates consumers…

Playbyte’s new app aims to become the ‘TikTok for games’

Tech Crunch A startup called Playbyte wants to become the TikTok for games. The company’s newly launched iOS app offers…

UK now expects compliance with children’s privacy design code

Tech Crunch In the U.K., a 12-month grace period for compliance with a design code aimed at protecting children online…

This Week in Apps: In-app events hit the App Store, TikTok tries Stories, Apple reveals new child safety plan

Tech Crunch Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications…