Amid a slew of refinements in Windows 8.1, Microsoft didn’t forget about the Windows Store — and for good reason.
Guest Post This year’s E3 will be the last time we see record attendance at the conference and that over the next five years, E3 will struggle to stay relevant in an increasingly global mobile/tablet gaming world.
Guest Post Just like SEO optimization for web sites, it’s important for developers to tweak their App Store listings.
Whatever device market share numbers are saying, the Apple’s iOS app store is still the king of mobile apps stores, by far. Apple had better not rest on its laurels, however: Google Play is growing twice as fast.
Cloud app marketplace startup AppDirect has acquired leading open-source billing provider jBilling, the two companies announced Tuesday.
Google announced updated Google Play developer policies earlier this month, which clarified the company’s stance on things like app spam, duplicate apps, and mobile ad implementation.
App Annie is a gosh-awful name for a really great service (the company provides app store data to developers and others), and it’s just announced a $6 million round of funding.
Sponsored Post Increasingly, mobile devices are finding their way into the workplace. Companies are now finding ways to work with the flow by creating and releasing proprietary, internal apps for smartphones and tablets. Some even using their own app stores to do so.
Appitalism, an app store tailored for all phone platforms, has made more than 300,000 free Android Market apps available for download through its service, the company revealed today.
So long, VCast. Verizon Wireless is relaunching its Android app store as simply “Verizon Apps,” and it’s tapping into Chomp’s powerful app search engine to help power it.
Guest Post Google’s recent launch of in-app billing in the Android Market gives app developers a way to make more money by letting them sell digital content within their applications. It’s a great improvement for game and app developers looking to do business on the Android platform. But before you commit, you should be aware of a number of challenges you’ll face in selling apps on the Android Market.
ApSynth is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
Independent mobile-app seller GetJar just announced that it has raised $25 million in a third round of funding for what it calls the largest “open” app store in the world.
Guest Post Peter Yared is the vice president of apps at Webtrends, which acquired Transpond, a social-apps developer he founded. He submitted this column to VentureBeat.
Are you an app developer with a creation that’s ready for the klieg lights? VentureBeat has partnered with Intel to provide a new showcase for your mobile app: VentureBeat’s Mobile App Spotlight.
For Joe Morris, vice president of mobile content for game company Konami, the difference between having to port a game to 200 platforms and just a handful is more than enough reason to get excited over Intel launching its application-distribution platform, AppUp.
Research in Motion has acquired app store infrastructure developer Cellmania, a sign that RIM is getting ready to resuscitate its app store platform.
Jetcast, a startup whose tools help Internet radio and television broadcasters make money, today announced the launch of a new media player, UniversalPlayer. The new media player gives broadcasters and advertisers something that previously only giants like Google and Apple might have: a built-in app store.
Sony Ericsson opened its PlayNow Arena app store to developers, taking elements from both Apple and Blackberry maker Research In Motion’s pricing models.