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Tapjoy launches $5M fund to port apps to Android

After Apple cut out a big part of Tapjoy’s business, Tapjoy’s countermove was predictable. Today, the mobile monetization company is starting a $5 million fund to make it easier for app creators to shift their apps to the Android mobile operating system.

Tapjoy says Apple has banned lucrative pay-per-install apps

Mobile app distribution service Tapjoy said today that a number of its developers have found that Apple has rejected their apps because they were running incentivized app installations, where one app encourages users to download another app as a kind of advertising promotion.

OpenFeint and Adknowledge open up a new way to make money from mobile games

The days when game developers could only get 99 cents for a mobile game are fast disappearing. Now they’re figuring out new ways to make money. OpenFeint and Adknowledge are launching a new platform today called OFX 2.0 which rewards players for taking certain actions like installing a game.