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Mobile app revenue to explode by 1,000 per cent
Applications
Mobile

Mobile app revenue to explode by 1,000 per cent

A new Gartner report claims mobile app revenue is set to surge in the next three years.
26 Jan 2011
App stores: A security time bomb?
Mobile malware
Security

App stores: A security time bomb?

With more and more app stores popping up, are we about to see a significant rise in threats within these virtual stores?
25 Jan 2011
Apple's app-happy Mac App Store
Stephen Pritchard
public sector

Apple's app-happy Mac App Store

Inside the Enterprise: Apple claims over a million apps have already been downloaded from its new Mac store. Could this change the way businesses buy …
13 Jan 2011
ASUS to launch application store at CeBIT
Asus
Mobile

ASUS to launch application store at CeBIT

An employee reveals the timetable for the upcoming app store.
12 Jan 2011
Microsoft contests Apple App Store patent
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public sector

Microsoft contests Apple App Store patent

Microsoft believes the term 'app store' is too generic for Apple to have a trademark on it.
12 Jan 2011
Apple Mac App Store goes live
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public sector

Apple Mac App Store goes live

Apple opens its Mac App Store, although those running old versions of the company's OS will have to upgrade.
6 Jan 2011
WikiLeaks app pulled from Apple store
Wikileaks
public sector

WikiLeaks app pulled from Apple store

Just days after its launch, a WikiLeaks app is no longer on Apple's App Store.
21 Dec 2010
Apple Mac App Store to open in January
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public sector

Apple Mac App Store to open in January

Mac users do not have long to wait until the App Store comes to their computers.
17 Dec 2010
HTC to launch app store?
HTC
Mobile

HTC to launch app store?

Reports are claiming HTC is working on its own app store to rival the likes of Apple and Google.
8 Nov 2010
Amazon planning app store?
Amazon
Mobile

Amazon planning app store?

Online retail giant Amazon is planning to take on Apple and Google with its own app store, reports suggest.
8 Oct 2010
Timeline: Two years of Apple’s App Store
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Mobile

Timeline: Two years of Apple’s App Store

We take a look back at the past two years of Apple dominance in the mobile app market.
12 Jul 2010
Android is developer's favourite mobile OS
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Mobile

Android is developer's favourite mobile OS

For the first time, Google's operating system is proving more attractive to developers than Apple's, with no other players in the running at all.
9 Jul 2010
App market will be worth $17.5 billion by 2012
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Mobile

App market will be worth $17.5 billion by 2012

Third-party app store GetJar says app downloads will nearly double annually for the next three years to nearly 50 billion downloads a year.
17 Mar 2010
MWC 2010: Mobile firms take on Apple's App Store
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Mobile

MWC 2010: Mobile firms take on Apple's App Store

Some two dozen mobile companies have joined forces to compete with Apple on mobile applications.
15 Feb 2010
Has piracy cost the App Store $450 million?
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Mobile

Has piracy cost the App Store $450 million?

Report criticises Apple for its lack of action to curb app piracy, but critics say for the figures to be true each pirate would have to be responsible…
14 Jan 2010
Intel launches netbook app store
Netbooks
Software

Intel launches netbook app store

The world’s largest chip maker Intel has launched an app store to serve the ever-growing netbook market.
11 Jan 2010
Top 10 mobile predictions for 2010
Mobile technology
Mobile

Top 10 mobile predictions for 2010

2010 looks to be an impressive year for mobile technologies. We take a look at some of the trends set for the end of the tech decade.
6 Jan 2010
Apple breaks three billion app downloads
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Mobile

Apple breaks three billion app downloads

In just 18 months Apple's App Store has had over three billion of its 115,000 apps downloaded.
6 Jan 2010
Year in Review: Mobile in 2009
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Mobile

Year in Review: Mobile in 2009

We roundup the year that was in mobile as we wave goodbye to 2009 and hello to 2010.
24 Dec 2009
Top 5 Android, BlackBerry and iPhone apps
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Mobile

Top 5 Android, BlackBerry and iPhone apps

We bring you a run down of the top five business apps for Android, BlackBerry and iPhone users.
18 Dec 2009
Android App Market reaches 20,000 app milestone
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Mobile

Android App Market reaches 20,000 app milestone

The Android Market has reached the 20,000 app milestone, although it's still got a long way to go to catch up with Apple's App Store.
16 Dec 2009
Motorola planning own app store?
Motorola DROID
Mobile

Motorola planning own app store?

Motorola claims it has no plans for an app store of its own, despite screen shots reportedly from such a launch turning up online.
15 Dec 2009
Amazon brings its Kindle iPhone app to the UK
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Mobile

Amazon brings its Kindle iPhone app to the UK

iPhone users don't have to shell out for a Kindle after all, thanks to a handy app launched today.
14 Dec 2009
Guardian app for iPhone makes its debut
Guardian iPhone app
Mobile

Guardian app for iPhone makes its debut

The national newspaper giant has unveiled its first official iPhone app.
14 Dec 2009