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RIM trumpets operator billing tally

RIM said that more than 50 operators have now implemented integrated carrier billing for the …

TIM and Opera launch Brazilian app store

TIM, the second biggest operator in Brazil, partnered with Opera Software to launch the TIM …

Total app revenue to reach US$30B in 2012

Mobile apps will have generated a total of more than US$30 billion revenue by the end of 2012, according to ABI Research. The total includes all money generated from paid downloads, in-app purchases, subscriptions and in-app ads since mobile apps emerged. It is almost double the amount that had been reached by the end of 2011.

ITU launches app contest

The International Telecommunications Union has launched a competition for developers to build apps that boost inclusion, citizen participation and transparency

Windows 8 Store apps surpass 20K milestone

The number of apps available for Microsoft’s Windows Store for its recently-launched Windows 8 PCs …

iOS developers slash app prices for Black Friday

iOS developers are offering discounts on their apps to mark Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving in the US which marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.

Nokia updates Location app for WP8

Nokia has launched a new updated version of its Transport app for Windows Phone 8 that introduces detailed mapping for journeys via public transport.

Distimo adds Windows Store to analytics

App store analytics firm Distimo has added support for Windows Store with its latest release of Distimo App Analytics.

Foursquare investor interest waning – report

Investors are reducing their valuations of location-based check-in and recommendation service Foursquare in the wake …

GREE apologises for short notice on OpenFeint closure

An executive from social gaming company GREE has apologised for the short notice given to developers regarding the closure of the OpenFeint social gaming platform.