Google’s Apps Marketplace, its directory of cloud apps that integrate with Google Apps, now features over 750 services. Today, at its Global Partner Summit, Google is expanding this program by creating a formal Technology Track in its...Show More Summary
Windows Phone 8 fans got a pleasant surprise when social GPS app Waze arrived on the Marketplace after Google snapped it up. That's why it's such a shame that it caused massive battery drain issues for some users. After months of people airing...
Themer, the Android customization app from MyColorScreen which last fall raised a half a million in seed funding, has been pulled from the Google Play marketplace following a copyright complaint from Apple in reference to one of the app’s 200-plus available themes. Show More Summary
Over the past two years, Asia has emerged as the world's top marketplace for apps--and it's still growing. Revenue in Asia rose by a massive 162% in 2013, "annihilating" growth in all other continents, according to a new report by Distimo. Furthermore, that increase was fueled in large part by Google Play, where revenue from Asia more than quadrupled in 2013.
Messaging app Line began the limited rollout of its new C2C e-commerce platform Line Mall today (link to TechCrunch Japan via Google Translate). The app, which is now available for download in Japan's Google Play store, is a sign that...Show More Summary
Circa managed to charm the keepers of both Apple's and Google's app marketplaces. In addition to releasing some stats about its best-selling apps of 2013, Apple is shining a spotlight on a few apps that stood out from the pack this year--and it chose Circa as one of the best apps in the news category. Show More Summary
Google is trying to make it easier for Apps customers to find and deploy third-party applications from the Marketplace store it launched a few years ago. The company has started to surface some of those third-party applications on the...Show More Summary
Installing apps for Google Apps For Business via the marketplace has never been especially difficult, but now you have a second option. Google is adding apps to the Admin console as well. More »
Google is currently adding some 5,000 businesses daily as users of its Google Apps platform. But it wants to have more, and to help do that, today it is launching an updated Apps Marketplace -- the first really big update to the service that offers enhanced services on top of Google Apps since it was first launched in 2010. Show More Summary
Back in July, a Google Glass software update inadvertently spilled the beans on a forthcoming app store optimized for the device, and now it looks like it's official. According to The New York Times, a Glass-optimized app marketplace is set to debut sometime in 2014, and a Google rep confirmed as much with Marketing Land earlier today. Show More Summary
Twitter is the latest startup to launch a beta testing program on Android, via the Google Play app marketplace. The company has begun taking sign-ups for its "Twitter for Android Experiment Program," which will allow users to register to test the latest, unreleased builds of Twitter's Android application.
Well, Windows Phone fans, you are almost home. Today Microsoft's YouTube application for Windows Phone will return to the platform's marketplace. At last, Google and Microsoft appear to have worked out a compromise that will allow for a fully featured YouTube experience on the latter's mobile platform. Show More Summary
Google Play has made up a lot of ground on the App Store over the past couple months in terms of downloads and revenue, but the latest mobile marketplace report shows that Apple is still king of the castle when it comes to revenue. According to app analytics firm Distimo, the App Store was still [...]Show More Summary
Google's Android app marketplace, Google Play, has seen significant revenue growth this year, fueled in large part by Japan and South Korea. In a new report released today by app store analytics firm Distimo, the company found that Google...Show More Summary
Amazon launched its Appstore way back in 2011, offering an alternative to Google Play’s native Android app marketplace. Now, the Internet giant is spreading its proverbial wings by accepting HTML5... Keep reading ?
Google’s app marketplace takes a shot across Apple’s bow, Tim Cook talks turkey—and iPhones—with China’s largest carrier, and a little dose of nostalgia for Siskel and Ebert fans. The remainders for Wednesday, July 31, 2013 will seeShow More Summary
China is the world's largest smartphone market, but data about app downloads is difficult to get because Google Play is inaccessible there. The Chinese app ecosystem, which will be worth $1.2 billion this year according to one estimate, is very fragmented, with more than 200 app stores competing for consumers. Show More Summary
June 13, 2013 Prepare to see reading apps improve like never before. There’s no shortage of feed-reading solutions either underway or already on the marketplace. Each has its devotees, but last-minute Google Reader refugees will be looking for a long-familiar blend of cross-platform support, ease-of-use and simplicity. Show More Summary
The stock 'Nexus' keyboard app, complete with gesture typing, is now available to all Android users through the Google Play Store Google continues the movement of its core Android apps onto the Google Play app marketplace with today's standalone launch of Google Keyboard. Show More Summary
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) are two companies who have tended to have different policies on apps in their respective marketplaces. Google, which has always advocated a free and open Internet, seems to have higher thresholds for finding certain apps too inappropriate for public use and consumption. However, Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) has developed [...]