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Amazon and the network effect: Why would ISVs go elsewhere?

2 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

The marketplace concept does a good job of bringing the simplicity of the Apple App Store model to server applications. It has the potential to revolutionize IT consumption. And if no one else steps up, Amazon is going to own this part of the cloud, too.
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GetJar Bans Opera Mini From Its App Marketplace

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

Third-party application marketplace GetJar has today banned the Opera Mini mobile browser from its multi-platform application stores, denying access to the app because it now features its own web-based app store. MocoNews noticed a ... Read Post

Court: Amazon Is Free To Use The Term ‘App Store’; Apple Loses

Technology : The Tech Trade (3 years ago)

Amazon is now officially free to call its app store, well, an app store. U.S. District Court Judge Phyllis Hamilton yesterday denied Apple’s request to block Amazon from using the term for its online marketplace for Android apps, ru... Read Post

Amazon Uses Steve Jobs’ Own Words Against Him In Lawsuit

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (3 years ago)

Steve Jobs and the legal team at Apple want the words “apps store” to be converted for their private use to ”Apps Store®,” but Steve Jobs’ own words may hinder that goal. Apple recently sued Amazon for opening the Amazon Appstore fo... Read Post

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