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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
HBO NOW Scores With Cord Cutters - App Topped iOS Revenue Charts In May, Still Remains Strong   —  HBO's premium content finally became available in April without requiring customers to have a cable or satellite TV subscription, thanks to the launch of the standalone streaming service HBO NOW.
Jun 25, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple Bans Games And Apps Featuring The Confederate Flag [Update: Some Games Being Restored]   —  Apple has now joined a host of merchants in removing the Confederate flag from its platform - in its case, the iTunes App Store.  Several app developers are now reporting that their Civil War games …
Jun 25, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Apple is removing Civil War games in the App Store that feature the Confederate flag   —  Apple is pulling games from the App Store that use the Confederate flag in “offensive and mean-spirited ways,” reports Touch Arcade.  —  Games like “Ultimate General: Gettysburg” were recently pulled …
Jun 25, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Stephanie Mlot / PC Magazine:
Samsung releases mobile gameplay recording app Game Recorder+ for any game available in Google Play or Galaxy App store for select Samsung devices   —  Record Mobile Gameplay With Samsung Game Recorder+ App  —  Most people brag about their gaming achievements with a screenshot and a Twitter update.
Jun 17, 2015, 5:10 PMIn context
Darren Pauli / The Register:
Researchers: Major security flaws in iOS and OS X allow keychain, browser, and app password theft, reported to Apple in October 2014, no fix yet   —  Apple CORED: Boffins reveal password-killer 0-days for iOS and OS X  —  Keychains raided, sandboxes busted, passwords p0wned, but Apple silent for six months
Jun 17, 2015, 12:20 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Amazon Bans Kodi/XBMC App Over Piracy Concerns   —  Taking “infringing” apps out of popular app stores is one of Hollywood's key anti-piracy priorities for the years to come.  —  Various entertainment industry groups frequently report “piracy-enabling” apps to Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon …
Jun 17, 2015, 5:02 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
BitTorrent debuts Shoot, a $2 photo sharing app with no file size limits, for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, bets on an ad-free experience that puts privacy first   —  BitTorrent launches $2 photo sharing app Shoot for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone  —  BitTorrent launched a new photo …
Jun 16, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context
Benedict Evans:
Google Play app downloads now 2x iOS, but Android users spend half as much as iOS users, up from 1/4 a year ago; Play revenues may overtake App Store this year   —  The (lack of) app store metrics  —  Apple and Google both give headline statistics of how well their respective app stores are doing …
Jun 15, 2015, 10:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Oculus App Store will require approval for apps, assign a comfort rating for nausea, take an undisclosed percentage of revenue   —  Oculus App Store Will Require Pre-Approvals, Comfort Ratings, Tax  —  Oculus doesn't want to make you puke or scare you to death.
Jun 12, 2015, 5:15 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google Slides for Android and iOS now lets you stream presentations to your TV via Chromecast and AirPlay   —  Google today updated Google Slides for Android and iOS with streaming support via Chromecast and AirPlay.  You can download the new app now directly from Google Play and Apple's App Store.
Jun 11, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context

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