Apptopia, a startup that began its life as a marketplace for reselling apps before morphing into the app intelligence provider that’s now used by Google, Facebook, Pinterest, NBCU, and others, has closed on a second seed round of $2.7 million. The round, which was led by Ashton Kutcher’s and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures, brings Apptopia’s total raise to date to $5… Read More
During our routine patrols of popular marketplaces offering Android applications we recently came across some suspicious applications hosted on the popular Google Play. The applications are distributed as hacking tools, utility tools, and pornographic apps by different developers. Show More Summary
Music tracking, collection and marketplace Discogs released the official Android application on the Google Play store just a moment ago. The new app comes months after the release of the Discog iOS application. While late to the party...Show More Summary
Ticket marketplace Rukkus is stepping into the virtual reality field with a new update to its iOS app, allowing users to sample the view from their seats in an arena in a more immersive way before they complete their purchase.
The promise of technical agility is driving huge interest in public cloud from developers and businesses of all sizes. Inside this growing ecosystem, software marketplaces have emerged to further reduce the time to find, integrate and launch a solution. Show More Summary
It's been about a year and a half since the mobile-first, multi-brand fashion marketplace Spring went live with an impressive roster of brands (Opening Ceremony, Warby Parker, Marc Jacobs) and investors (Google Ventures, Andrew Rosen, Ivanka Trump) on board. Its premise: that consumers are... Continue reading
Posted by Lily Sheringham, Google Play team Headquartered in Singapore, Wego is a popular online travel marketplace for flights and hotels for users in South East Asia and the Middle East. They launched their Android app in early 2014, and today, more than 62 percent of Wego app users are on Android. Show More Summary
3.1 million. Any guesses to what this number represents? Stumped? It’s the combined number of apps that are available on Google Play and the App Store in July 2015. With such a crowded marketplace, app discovery is a challenge that … The post Getting App Store Downloads Shouldn’t Be a Crapshoot appeared first on.
When it comes to investing in stocks, it can be a daunting experience and perhaps overwhelming for some. Rubicoin has entered the marketplace to try and make it easier for particularly new investors ease into the process with its jargon-free product. Today the company has publicly launched an iOS app called Invest that gives people […]
Daniel Graf has been hired by Uber as the head of Marketplace Dynamics, according to Re/Code. According to his LinkedIn profile, Graf lead the team responsible for making the third-party Google Maps app for iPhone after Apple removed it as the default option in favour of its own mapping software. Show More Summary
Google is starting to suggest apps from third-party developers in its business-oriented Google Apps Marketplace. Google is starting off the new initiative, under the label Recommended for Google Apps for Work, with eight apps in five...Show More Summary
Moon Hyun-seok, a senior official at the Korea Communications Commission, told The Associated Press that "Smart Sheriff" has been removed from the Play Store, Google's software marketplace and that existing users are being asked to switch...Show More Summary
The touch-and-swipe interface of the digital marketplace makes it feel so easy. Looking for an app to teach your 5-year-old how to read? Flick your finger over to the education aisles of the App Store (or Google Play, or the Amazon Appstore) and press “buy.” In reality, putting your finger on the right app takes a lot more effort. Show More Summary
Popfax, the leading European provider of online fax services, announced this week the release of its PopCompanion app on Windows phones. First released on the Google Play marketplace, the PopCompanion mobile fax application became rather popular within business owners, with over 25 000 downloads. Meanwhile the company had also released the iOS and Blackberry versions […]
It is not possible to choose between iOS and Android without considering the Apple App Store and Google Play Store respectively. These two are the largest marketplaces when it comes to mobile apps and just like any other happening,...Show More Summary
You can’t choose between Android and iOS without taking Google Play and the App Store into account. They’re the largest mobile marketplaces on the planet, and they both have their strengths and weaknesses — especially when it comes to control. Apple … Read more ›
Since their inception, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store have taken diametrically opposed positions when it comes to policing the content allowed into their respective online marketplaces. Whereas Apple, in natural fashion,...Show More Summary
It really doesn’t matter if you want to explore the region or simply drive to the nearest city – if you don’t know how to use Google Maps, one of the best apps for navigation and simply the best app on the marketplace to simply know where you are. But eventually – we all The post Google Maps on Android – 5 Tips and tricks you should know appeared first on Donklephant.
Sega has finally followed through on a promise made a few weeks ago saying certain games no longer meet its quality standards and need to be removed from the App Store for iOS devices, Google Play Store, Samsung App Store, and Amazon...Show More Summary
It’s been awhile since Android app developers have felt that spark of innovation from Google’s app marketplace — but the company is reportedly about to play a cool hand. According to The Information tech blog, Google will use its upcoming...Show More Summary