5G networking services are starting to gain traction with consumers—and the retail industry. This report explores the role of 5G in the retail industry and discusses five applications of 5G wireless networks that can enhance or transform retail.
Regulators claimed serious violations of collection and usage of personal information and ordered the removal of apps from Chinese Appstores, per The Economist. Didi, which is the biggest ride-hailing service in China with half a billion users, said it had stopped registering new users and would adhere to data protection rules.
Why it's worth watching: Apple and Microsoft are two of the world’s most valuable companies with very different approaches to curating appstores. Apple, which takes 15–30% commission from developers, runs a notoriously tight AppStore. Microsoft, which has no mobile appstore, announced it would let all nongaming developers keep all their Windows appstore revenues.