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Adam Jourdan / Reuters:
China's homegrown OS with app store support may be ready for desktops in October, will extend to mobile devices later   —  China targets own operating system to take on likes of Microsoft, Google  —  (Reuters) - China could have a new homegrown operating system by October to take on imported rivals …
Aug 24, 2014, 9:45 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Top 25 most used apps in US: Facebook on top, followed by YouTube; Google is top publisher   —  These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America  —  In its latest mobile app report, comScore tracks the 25 most popular apps in the US.  This is an interesting slice of the App Store …
Aug 24, 2014, 5:05 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Most smartphone users download zero apps per month   —  Mobile apps have skyrocketed in popularity and utility since Apple introduced the iPhone App Store in the summer of 2008.  Apps now represent 52% of time spent with digital media in the US, according to comScore, up from 40% in early 2013.
Aug 22, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:
Apple removes Secret app from Brazilian App Store for not conforming with local laws   —  Following a recent ruling that Apple would have ten days to remove the anonymous social app Secret from its Brazilian App Store, Apple has complied with the order.  The justification for the removal …
Aug 21, 2014, 11:40 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Verizon Says It Has No Plans for Another App Store   —  Verizon threw cold water Wednesday on a report that it was in talks to set up another app store.  —  The Information reported that Verizon was talking with would-be partners about a marketplace designed to rival the Google Play storefront.
Aug 20, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Verizon to launch its own app store to compete with Google Play, claims report   —  Verizon is going to launch its own app store in an effort to compete with the Google Play Store on Android devices, claims a report from The Information.  The new store will be available globally and is the result …
Aug 20, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Verizon Preps Challenge to Google's App Store   —  After years of watching Google and Apple dominate the business of selling smartphone software to consumers, Verizon Communications is aiming to alter the playing field by building an industry coalition to launch a new, global online store for mobile applications.
Aug 20, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iOS 8 turns up evidence of another possible iPhone 6 resolution: a larger 828 x 1472   —  Early this year, we heard from a source that Apple had been testing multiple resolutions for the iPhone 6's larger display, including a resolution of 960 x 1704.  As we outlined, the benefit of that resolution …
Aug 20, 2014, 12:30 AMIn context
Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:
Brazilian judge orders Apple, Google remove Secret from the app stores, remotely delete from users' phones   —  Update: At the moment, this ruling is still unofficial.  A Brazilian prosecutor is pushing for the removal of these apps, but the judge has not officially ordered any action just yet.
Aug 19, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Josh Ong / The Next Web:
Google buys city guides app Jetpac, support to end on September 15   —  Google has acquired the team behind Jetpac, an iPhone app for crowdsourcing city guides from public Instagram photos.  —  The app will be pulled from the App Store in coming days, and support for the service will be discontinued on September 15.
Aug 15, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context

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