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

Amazon’s Announces Major Android Appstore Expansion 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 …

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

Facebook App Center Launching Any Time Now [REPORT] 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, …

Facebook Announces The App Center Facebook Announces The App Center
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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 …

Amazon Appstore Introduces Receipt Verification Service 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 …

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

Amazon Finally Allows Competing E-book Apps On Kindle Fire Amazon Finally Allows Competing E-book Apps On Kindle Fire
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Yesterday we reported that Amazon had updated its popular Kindle Fire tablet’s operating system to version 6.2.1. The update promised users considerable improvements in device performance and touchscreen responsiveness (things that appear to have also been improved in the previous …

Android Market to Overtake Apple Appstore This Year Android Market to Overtake Apple Appstore This Year
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According to a report by mobile researchers research2guidance, the Android Marketplace will overtake Apple’s Appstore to become the biggest application store in the world by August of this year. After that, the amount of available apps for Android will continue …