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‘App Store’ Drama Is Finally Over as Apple, Amazon Stop Fighting Over It

In mommy and daddy have stopped fighting news, Apple and Amazon have both requested that a lawsuit over the use of the term “app store” be dismissed. More specifically, Apple has agreed not to sue Amazon over their use of the term “appstore,” which means that Amazon no longer has a reason to pursue the ability to use it in …

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Amazon’s Announces Major Android Appstore Expansion

Amazon has just announced that they are making another international expansion of the Android Appstore. They’ve notified developers that they can now submit their apps for distribution in a bunch of new countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, India, South Africa, South Korea, and even Papua New Guinea and Vatican City. Amazon says that the Android Appstore will launch in …

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Amazon’s Appstore Name Is Not False Advertising Says Judge in Ruling Against Apple

As Amazon planned to launch their own Appstore for Android, Apple decided that the name “Appstore” was too similar to their own App Store – and therefore a lawsuit was in order. Apple attempted to prevent Amazon from launching their own Appstore for Android, saying that it constituted “a false advertisement that misrepresents the nature, characteristics and qualities of Amazon’s …

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Facebook App Center Launching Any Time Now [REPORT]

Early last month Facebook announced the App Center which, unsurprisingly, mirrors various other app hubs out there by allowing users to find and download apps. At the time, Facebook said that the App Center would launch on the Web, iOS, and Android sometime in the next few weeks. According to a source quoted by Business Insider, that time has come. …

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Facebook Announces The App Center

Facebook has been really proactive lately in how they approach social apps that use Facebook. The recent developer spotlights should be evidence enough that Facebook really likes it when people use Facebook to sign into their favorite mobile apps. To continue that trend of Facebook powered mobile apps and app discovery, Facebook announced the App Center. It’s just as it …

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Amazon Appstore Introduces Receipt Verification Service

For app sellers on the Amazon Appstore, you can already view purchase information through communication between your app and the Amazon Appstore. Amazon feels that you might want a better way of confirming this information so they have introduced the Receipt Verification Service. Amazon says that RVS is meant to be an “out-of-band verification” system. It’s purpose is to be …

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Apple’s 25 Billion App Giveaway: One Day Left To Win $10,000 Card

Last week, Josh Wolford reported on the huge promotion Apple is running, giving away a $10,000 gift card for the person who gets the 25 billionth app download. It looks like that is going to happen tomorrow. Apple has been running a counter on its website, tracking the number of app downloads. Let’s do some quick math. The counter spins …

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