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UK’s Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health says that there is no evidence to support claims that screen time is harmful for children’s health…

Tom Chivers / New Statesman : UK's Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health says that there is no evidence to support claims that screen time is harmful for children's health   —  Correlation does not equal causation when it comes to screen time.  —  How much should we worry about our children using screens?

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Chinese startups raised $69.4B in 2018, up 63% YoY as per CB Insights, but VCs have gotten more conservative after Chinese IPOs like Tencent Music…

Julie Steinberg / Wall Street Journal : Chinese startups raised $69.4B in 2018, up 63% YoY as per CB Insights, but VCs have gotten more conservative after Chinese IPOs like Tencent Music disappointed   —  Thousands of private Chinese tech companies raised a record $69.4 billion in equity in 2018, but the volume of stock sales has dropped off sharply of late

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TikTok now offers lite versions of its app in ~21 countries; Sensor Tower: apps had 12M downloads since August, more than half of which came in the…

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : TikTok now offers lite versions of its app in ~21 countries; Sensor Tower: apps had 12M downloads since August, more than half of which came in the last month   —  Short-form video app TikTok has been growing in popularity across international markets, including in the U.S. where a merger …

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Research: Nintendo revenues from mobile apps reached $348M in 2018, up 15% YoY, with the game Fire Emblem Heroes accounting for ~66% of 2018 sales…

Randy Nelson / Sensor Tower Blog : Research: Nintendo revenues from mobile apps reached $348M in 2018, up 15% YoY, with the game Fire Emblem Heroes accounting for ~66% of 2018 sales   —  Nintendo's mobile ambitions saw the publisher reach a new record of nearly $117 million in worldwide player spending across the App Store …

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Amazon SVP Dave Limp talks about company’s strategy for Alexa, says 100M+ devices with Alexa on board have been sold to date (Dieter Bohn/The Verge)

Dieter Bohn / The Verge : Amazon SVP Dave Limp talks about company's strategy for Alexa, says 100M+ devices with Alexa on board have been sold to date   —  More than 100 million devices with Alexa on board have been sold.  That's the all-too-rare actual number that Amazon's SVP of devices and services, Dave Limp, revealed to me earlier this week.

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Research: 55% of consumers regularly watch music videos on YouTube, compared to a combined 37% for all free audio streaming services (Mark…

Mark Mulligan / Music Industry Blog : Research: 55% of consumers regularly watch music videos on YouTube, compared to a combined 37% for all free audio streaming services   —  Firstly, happy new year to you all.  Now on to the first post of 2019.  —  The Article 13 debate that shaped so much of the latter part of 2018 will continue …

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