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mHealth app market sees 7-fold growth in 2011

The market for mHealth mobile apps hits US$718 million in 2011, marking the first time that mobile health services delivered via smartphones generated substantial revenues

Mobile app development services worth US20.5B in 2011

The market for app development services hit US$20.5 billion in 2011, more then three times as much as app download revenues

App market expansion driving niche store growth

Analyst firm research2guidance said that 2011 has become “the year of targeting niche app user …

More than one-third of Android apps pulled from market

Analyst firm research2guidance said that while the number of apps submitted to Android Market has …

App Store market share stabilising

Analyst firm research2guidance said that Apple’s share of the App Store market “showed a kind of stabilisation” during the first quarter of 2011, having previously slipped by 24 points to 57 percent in the two years to the end of 2010.

Android Market to overtake App Store in August 2011

Analyst firm research2guidance said that given the current growth rate in app store numbers, Android Market will overtake Apple’s App Store in August 2011, to become the biggest store in the market in available content terms.

UK app market worth 280M in 2010

Analyst firm research2guidence said that there were 860 million application downloads in the UK during 2010, of which 105 million were paid-for products.

Developer survey hints at Android and Web-based apps dominance

Google’s Android is set to overtake Apple’s iOS as the platform app developers believe offers the most “business potential” within three years, according to a new survey by research2guidance

How big is the mobile app economy?

Despite bullish growth forecasts, the economics of the mobile apps market will remain pretty precarious for developers without corporate sponsors