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Mobile News - Week of March 29, 2021

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The latest news and information about startups and innovations from the mobile world.
On Monday, I am hosting Chris, my partner at Race Capital next Monday 6 pm PST at FoundersHK to talk about latest on FinTech, NFT and crypto investments trends.
Capital Conversation with Chris McCann, Race Capital 
Date: April 5, 2021 
Time: 6 pm PST
Chris McCann is a general partner at Race Capital and former Greylock Partners. He invested in Binance ($2.8B market cap), Solana (valued at $9B), FTX among others.
Here are the top mobile news this week >
  • Statistics - $32B on apps in Q1 2021
  • Analysis - iPhone spend  will reach $180 in 2021
  • Analysis - Android collects 20X more telemetry than iOS
  • TSMC - $100B spent
  • Zoom - Video SDK
  • Trend - Chian homegrown Clubhouse 
  • India - Buy phone with your privacy 

Consumers spent $32B on apps in Q1 2021, the biggest quarter on record
US iPhone users spent an average of $138 on apps in 2020, will grow to $180 in 2021
Google collects 20 times more telemetry from Android devices than Apple from iOS
TSMC to spend US$100 billion over three years to grow chip capacity
Zoom introduces new SDK to help developers tap into video services
China’s VCs Join Startups in Rush to Build a Homegrown Clubhouse
Want to buy a smartphone, but can’t afford it? In India, you can pay with your privacy
Techstars Startup Digest Mobile is curated by:
Edith Yeung Edith Yeung - General Partner at Race Capital
edith.yeung@startupdigestmail.com
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