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In-app purchases fuelling app store revenue

In-app purchases are driving revenue generated by Apple’s App Store and Google Play, according to …

Study: app ads pose security and privacy risks

Advertising within mobile apps can leave users open to privacy and security risks, according to research carried out by a team of academics at North Carolina State University

Google sued in US over faulty apps

Google is being sued by two US Android phone users who purchased allegedly defective apps from its app store and were unable to secure refunds, reports PaidContent.

Distimo: Amazon Appstore gaining momentum

Amazon’s Appstore saw a fourteen-fold increase in app downloads in December 2011 when compared to …

Google criticised following late developer payments

Android Central reports that Google has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism, after developers failed to receive payments due for apps sold during February 2012.

Google Play gets management shake up

The head of Google’s Android app and content store Google Play (formerly Android Market) has …

Google folds Android Market into Play content service

Google has launched Google Play, an integrated content service which it said “replaces and extends …

Google debuts unified content play

Google announced its Google Play cloud content service, which it described as “a digital entertainment …

Developers get green light for bigger Android apps

Android developers can now build apps as large as 4GB for Android Market after previously being limited to 50MB, to allow for more complex products

Sygic navigation app passes 5M Android downloads

Turn-by-turn voice-guided GPS navigation app Sygic has passed the 5 million download mark in Android Market, making it the first Android GPS app to do so