Articles tagged with: App Store

Mobile App Stores Will See Annual Downloads Exceed 100 Billion in 2013

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, up from 64 billion in 2012, according to Gartner. Total revenue in 2013 will reach $26 billion, up from $18 billion in 2012. more

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Third of BlackBerry Apps Come from Just One Developer

It has been revealed that a third of the 120,000 available apps for BlackBerry 10 based smartphone come from just one company, casting doubt on the company's claim to be building a viable app store. more

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Remotely Assembled Malware Evades Apple's App Testing Processes

Apple has long touted its mobile apps approval process as being a way of protecting users from malware and viruses deployed on the free-for-all nature of the Android app stores -- but that reputation has come under attack. more

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Bango Enables Carrier Billing for Firefox OS Mobile App Store

Mobile billing services provider, Bango has announced that their integration with Mozilla's Firefox Marketplace is now live. more

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China's Baidu Pays $1.9 Billion for Mobile App Store

China's Baidu has issued a short statement that belied its importance, stating in bland terms that it has signed an agreement to buy the Chinese app store, 91 Wireless for a total of US$1.9 billion. more

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Apple Drops App Store Brandname Lawsuit Against Amazon

Apple has dropped its App Store brandname lawsuit against Amazon after a court approved a request to dismiss the case. more

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Apple Rises Base Price for Mobile Apps in China

Apple is raising the minimum price that can be charged for mobile apps when sold in China. The move marks the first price rise since Apple started offering Chinese currency transactions back in November 2011. more

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Top iOS and Android apps largely absent on Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10

Of the top 50 free and top 50 paid apps featured in the Apple App Store and Google Play in the United States, based on their aggregated rankings over the first 20 days of May 2013, just 34% feature in either the Windows Phone store or BlackBerry World. more

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Over 50 Billion Apps Downloaded from Apple App Store

Apple today announced that customers have now downloaded over 50 billion apps from its App Store since it launched in July 2008. more

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Amazon Launches Paid App Store in China

Amazon has beaten Google in allowing paid downloads of mobile apps in China. Currently, Google only offerd free app downloads. more

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