News tagged with application store

Facebook Home off to slow start on Google Play

A little more than a week after being released, Facebook's new interface for Android smartphones, Facebook Home, has crossed the 500,000 mark for downloads on the Google Play application store.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Internet
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Google Play growing fast, survey finds

Google's online Play shop of applications for Android-powered smartphones or tablets is growing fast, a report released Thursday by market tracker Distimo said.

dateDec 20, 2012 in Software
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Sizzling mobile-application industry ready to hire

Ross Waycaster designed the first of his four mobile applications as a high school senior in Tupelo, Miss., a game called "Super Marrio Jump" that's been downloaded from the Apple store more than 20,000 times, earning him ...

dateNov 23, 2012 in Business
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Kakao Talk unveils digital content shop

(AP)—Kakao Talk, a popular mobile messenger in South Korea, will launch an online music and electronic book shop next year as it continues to grow beyond its original mission to provide a simple messaging ...

dateNov 20, 2012 in Internet
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2 top executives leaving Apple

(AP)—Apple Inc. shook up its executive ranks Monday, saying the head of its store operations is leaving after just six months on the job and the long-serving head of its iPhone software development operations is exiting ...

dateOct 30, 2012 in Business
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US retailers to launch mobile app for payments

A bevy of big-name retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Best-Buy Co. and Target Corp., are teaming up to create a company that will give U.S. customers another way to make purchases: with their cellphones.

dateAug 15, 2012 in Telecom
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Research In Motion woes worry BlackBerry users

The darkening prospects for Research in Motion Ltd. are conjuring a nightmare scenario for its nearly 80 million users: What if they woke up one morning to find their BlackBerry phones had become paperweights?

dateJun 08, 2012 in Business
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Mobile apps raise new privacy concerns

Smartphone in hand, you tap into your local application store. You click on a nifty tool that promises to massage your belly and pat your head at the same time. But just as you're about to download it, you decide to click ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Software
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