Facebook News launches in the UK, the first international market for its curated news portal – ITPro.works

As the United Kingdom prepares to sharpen its focus on how it regulates big tech companies, Facebook is taking a big step up in the role it plays in presenting … Read More

TikTok viral hit breaks Spotify records, inauguration boosts news app installs, judge rules against Parler – ITPro.works

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly ITPro.works series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as … Read More

Google threatens to close its search engine in Australia as it lobbies against digital news code – ITPro.works

Google has threatened to close its search engine in Australia — as it dials up its lobbying against draft legislation that is intended to force it to pay news publishers … Read More

Zephr raises $8M to help news publishers grow subscription revenue – ITPro.works

Zephr has raised $8 million in a new funding round led by Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (owned by media giant Bertelsmann). The London-headquarted startup’s customers already include publishers like McClatchy, … Read More