"Most app makers are trustworthy," the ad says. "However, in the wrong hands, who knows what they'll do with your info?"
WhatsApp is fifth in the app store for monthly revenue. Fifth on Google Play for downloads, and seventh on Google Play for revenue. And it's the second-most-downloaded app on Google Play.
Editor's Pick Mobile monetization is separating the industry into the haves and have-nots.
Mobile search-optimization engine tool maker SearchMan has figured out which store does better with search discovery.
March Madness brackets are being filled out on mobile with increasing frequency
This past month, Google Maps lost its position as the most downloaded app on Apple's iOS store -- to another Google app, YouTube.
Fetch enables users to find games and apps based on personalized preferences.
And what the data shows is that the top apps on Amazon are very, very different than Google Play.
Google could bring its war against Android ad-blocking apps to Chrome, according to AdBlock Plus co-founder Till Faida.
Ad-focused Google is going after ad-blocking AdBlock Plus. Who would've thunk it?
Google Play turned one today, and in honor of the birthday, Google is celebrating by giving gifts. Gifts for you, that is, and your Android device.
Google had its first $50 billion year in 2012. With its massive investments in mobile, someday it might make that much just on the little plastic and metal devices we carry in our pockets. Here's how.
December saw an astounding increase in revenues and downloads for mobile games.
Apple's app store is still bigger than Google Play and still earns much more revenue. But while Google's app store grew revenue 200 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012, Apple's iOS app store grew only 20 percent.
Asia loves apps, apparently. Especially if they're games.
Google actually caught up with Apple in October -- or got close enough that the distinction became academic -- with 700,000 apps.
Devices launched, Maps killed it, and Mayer left the building! Here are Google's highlights from 2012.
New Android trojan app will make you think it's taking you to the Google Play store, but in the background could use you to take down websites.
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.
Mobile payment company Bango has integrated Google Play billing with carrier billing, announcing Australian carrier Telestra as its first client.