Germany’s antitrust watchdog latest to probe Apple’s app privacy framework

A major privacy feature Apple launched last year, called App Tracking Transparency (ATT) — which requires third party apps to request permission from iOS users to track their digital activity for ad targeting — is facing another antitrust probe in Europe:...

Yahoo appoints six new board members, including Jessica Alba

Yahoo announced six new members of its board of directors today, about a year after the internet brand was acquired by private equity firm Apollo for $5 billion [Disclosure: TechCrunch is part of Yahoo]. The new appointees include Jessica Alba, actress and founder of...

Sunday Security launches a cybersecurity service for senior execs

Traditionally, cybersecurity has always focused on what can be hacked and not so much on who might be most at risk. Sunday Security, which is launching today and announcing a $4 million seed funding round, is trying to switch this up by offering cyber-risk protection...

We need app store competition, not Apple’s 1960s-style paternalistic monopoly

Karen Gullo Contributor Karen Gullo is an analyst and senior media relations specialist at Electronic Frontier Foundation. A pair of bills moving through Congress would force some of the largest tech companies to cede control over how people find and use mobile apps,...

Daily Crunch: Experts say Musk’s open-source vision could make Twitter vulnerable to attack

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PT, subscribe here. It’s April 26, 2022, and today, all we’ve been heron about is news that has made our stomach churn – a case of irritable owl syndrome,...