Post Tagged with: "App Store"

Apple rewrites app economics for media
/ June 5, 2015 1:21 pm
Apple rewrites app economics for media

The Financial Times reports "Apple is planning a departure from the pricing formula that has defined the economics of digital media for a decade, which would cut the 30 per cent fee that media companies pay on subscriptions.". Read More

Up Periscope: The live-streaming video app’s earliest retail adopters
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
Up Periscope: The live-streaming video app’s earliest retail adopters

Digiday reports "Sorry, Meerkat. Periscope hit the iTunes store on Thursday morning and puts up some weighted competition in the world of video live-streaming: Twitter purchased the app for $100 million before it hit the public, and its release immediately generated major buzz." . Read More

Next Games Launches Its Debut Title, Compass Point: West™, Worldwide On the App Store
/ March 26, 2015 9:57 am
Next Games Launches Its Debut Title, Compass Point: West™, Worldwide On the App Store

Next Games, the Finnish mobile games studio created by veteran talent from Supercell, Rovio and Disney, today announced the worldwide release of its premier action strategy title, Compass Point: West™, on iOS smartphones and tablets. Read More

Report: New Apple TV with Siri coming this summer
/ March 20, 2015 10:51 am
Report: New Apple TV with Siri coming this summer

Mashable reports "We may finally see a new Apple TV this summer, according to a new report. Apple will show off an updated Apple TV set-top box, along with an App Store, at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) this June, BuzzFeed's John Paczkowski reported.". Read More

Mobile Web Surfers Again Facing Unexpected Redirects To App Store, Native Apps
/ March 19, 2015 12:09 pm
Mobile Web Surfers Again Facing Unexpected Redirects To App Store, Native Apps

TechCrunch reports "Remember the early days of web surfing? You’d be happily browsing through your favorite sites, clicking links – then, boom! – your screen was littered with pop-up advertisements! The problem became so prevalent, people began installing pop-up blocking software on their PCs as a solution to the ongoing annoyance. Today, as users make the transition to mobile, a new irritation is beginning to take hold – web links that unexpectedly redirect you from your browser to the app store, or even those that immediately launch mobile apps themselves.". Read More

Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra Confirms “No Plans” To Push Its App Store Outside China
/ March 3, 2015 12:30 pm
Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra Confirms “No Plans” To Push Its App Store Outside China

TechCrunch reports "Last week we reported that on-demand valet startup Luxe had raised $20 million in Series A funding from Venrock Partners and Redpoint Ventures to expand its service into new markets. Today the company is confirming that funding, while also providing a bit more detail about where and how it hopes to grow.". Read More

The Curation Question
/ February 23, 2015 11:11 am
The Curation Question

GamesIndustry.biz reports "A marketplace awash with opportunity and fortune, or a store where all but the lucky few go to die? For as long as the App Store has been on the radar, it's been branded as both such things in equal measure." . Read More

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