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Microsoft announces staged ramp-up of WP Marketplace

Microsoft revealed that it will rollout its Windows Phone Marketplace in stages, which will mean that many developers will be unable to get apps into the store in time for the launch of the first Windows Phone 7 devices – which are likely to be announced next week.

Report: Intel tool will convert iPhone apps to run on Intel chips

Intel is developing a tool that will make it easier for developers to port iPhone applications to Intel-based smartphones, tablets and other devices

Skype launches on Android phones

Skype has launched its VoIP app on Android mobile handsets

GetJar offers premium games content for free

Mobile app store GetJar announced a partnership with games publisher Glu Mobile to offer customers “free premium games,” with content available “with no ad insertions, registrations, or any other catches.”

Facebook integration is top developer priority; native apps to lead mobile Web

In the second of our two-part feature based on a developer survey by IDC and Appcelerator, we look at the features and technologies that are crucial to the developer roadmap.

iOS continues to dominate; the future is Android

In the first of a two part analysis feature, we look at developer opinions of platforms for existing and next-generation devices.

Google unveils new TV app partners

Google yesterday unveiled new content partners for its forthcoming Google TV service, promising “a new world of apps available for TV.” The Internet giant noted that “NBC Universal has collaborated with Google TV to bring CNBC Real-Time, an application that allows you to track your favourite stocks and access news feeds while enjoying the best financial news from CNBC directly on the TV screen,” while another deal will see the launch of NBA Game Time.

Nokia wins back apps market share from RIM

Nokia appears to have won back apps market share from RIM, just two weeks after the BlackBerry vendor reported download numbers for its App World store that suggested it was stealing a march on the Finnish vendor’s app efforts. Nokia today announced that its Ovi Store is achieving 2.3 million downloads per day.

Qualcomm debuts developer tools for vision-based AR

Qualcomm announced availability of its Augmented Reality (AR) Software Development Kit (SDK) for Android, which it says will “enable a new breed of applications that deliver interactive 3D experiences on everyday objects, such as 3D gaming experiences on tabletops and interactive media experiences on product packaging and promotional items.”

Mopapp heats up competition in apps analytics sector

The mobile apps analytics sector just became more cutthroat with the arrival of Italian startup Mopapp, which touts itself as offering services that are “cross-store and cross-platform.”