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In the kingdom of the apps, the freemium model is king

Says app analytics firm

Tue Jul 22 2014, 16:10

Apple and IBM join forces to push iPhones and iPads into the enterprise

Rise of the planet of the enterprise apps

Wed Jul 16 2014, 09:46

Apple grasses Google to the FTC over kids’ in-app purchases

Claims firm let children spend 'like a drunken sailor' on in-app crap

Thu Jul 10 2014, 12:48

Microsoft's Office beta website falls down within hours

Perhaps the site needed beta testing

Thu Jul 03 2014, 14:09

Google says that UK app industry will be worth £30bn by 2025

Many zeroes for local heroes

Thu Jun 26 2014, 11:11

Facebook launches Snapchat rival Slingshot as a US exclusive

Can't say we're bothered

Wed Jun 18 2014, 11:12

Apple bends to accept Bitcoin app at App Store

No more iCoin embargo

Mon Jun 16 2014, 14:21

Microsoft tightens service terms, emphasises privacy

Clarifies its responsibilities

Thu Jun 12 2014, 09:42

Apple moves to ban annoying Candy Crush notifications on Facebook

Firm is cracking down on apps that encourage excessive social media sharing

Tue Jun 10 2014, 13:54

Apple acquires social mapping service Spotsetter to bolster Maps

Had some change left from Beats buyout

Mon Jun 09 2014, 11:36

Google rolls out Android enterprise features following Divide buy

Wastes no time to Divide and conquer

Thu May 22 2014, 12:57

Google brings Hangouts to Outlook, but has no love for Mac users

Plugin requires Windows 7 or Windows 8

Mon May 19 2014, 11:03

Adobe Creative Cloud flounders as promotion spreads

Acrobut, Lightoff and Photoshut

Fri May 16 2014, 10:24

Office for iPad hits 27 million downloads despite negative App Store reviews

Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint apps reach milestone in less than two months

Tue May 13 2014, 12:07

Google outs Docs, Sheets and Slides apps for iOS to rival Microsoft Office

Free productivity suite also arrive on Android

Thu May 01 2014, 13:26

Opera's gesture-based Coast web browser arrives on the iPhone

Promises to outperform Safari and Google Chrome

Thu Apr 24 2014, 15:11

Microsoft Office Online comes to Google's Chrome web browser

Has the world gone topsy turvy?

Tue Apr 15 2014, 16:13

EC slams Apple for lack of action on 'misleading' in-app purchases

But praises Google for its impending changes

Fri Jul 18 2014, 13:35

FTC claims Amazon owes 'millions' over unauthorised in-app purchases

Retail giant finds itself in the same boat as Apple

Fri Jul 11 2014, 11:43

BBM for Windows Phone launches in private beta

Blackberry makes good on its promise five months later

Wed Jul 09 2014, 09:49

Amazon will fight FTC in-app purchases changes

Sends a letter to regulator over kid-unfriendly software apps system

Thu Jul 03 2014, 12:17

Facebook's Slingshot app arrives on iOS and Android in the UK

Just a week after US debut

Wed Jun 25 2014, 13:05

Amazon triples Android app store content, remains in third place

Claims Kindle Fire developer revenues match the competition

Tue Jun 17 2014, 09:46

Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android gets video sharing feature

Looks to Snapchat with 15-second clip sharing

Fri Jun 13 2014, 10:43

Apple gets serious about 'piracy', pulls plug on music download apps

Promotes iTunes Radio instead

Wed Jun 11 2014, 14:06

Facebook accidentally launches Snapchat competitor Slingshot

But promptly pulls it from the App Store

Tue Jun 10 2014, 12:23

Google releases its first 64-bit Chrome web browser

Faster and more stable than 32-bit

Wed Jun 04 2014, 15:49

Facebook will soon know what you’re listening to

Social network launches music and TV discovery service

Thu May 22 2014, 11:44

Free Software Foundation slams Mozilla's decision to adopt Adobe DRM

If it loves Adobe, it should marry it

Fri May 16 2014, 15:09

Facebook for iPhone version 10.0 irks users with hidden ‘Most Recent’ feature

But adds option to post statuses when offline

Thu May 15 2014, 15:56

Facebook admits mobile mistakes with closure of Poke and Camera apps

Firm couldn't compete with Snapchat and Instagram

Mon May 12 2014, 10:57

UK music streamer Bloom.fm shuts its doors

Long term investor pulls money rug out from under outfit

Thu May 01 2014, 12:38

Apple reportedly will bake Shazam into iOS 8

Looks to bolster music smarts as iTunes download sales slip

Thu Apr 17 2014, 16:16

Microsoft Office for iPad sees 12 million downloads in a week

But subscription numbers remain a mystery

Fri Apr 04 2014, 10:28

Google offers free training in Android Development

Code like a pro for no dough

Thu Jul 17 2014, 16:10

Samsung shuns Google, launches its own Galaxy Apps Store

Looks for some Google Play revenue

Fri Jul 11 2014, 10:31

Facebook Messenger for iPad is now available

Social network releases tablet-optimised app for iOS

Thu Jul 03 2014, 17:02

Google Chrome apps must work offline or not at all

New guidelines will remove old style apps from searches

Tue Jul 01 2014, 14:48

Blackberry 10 to finally get Netflix app thanks to Amazon Appstore deal

Amazon's 200,000 apps are coming to BB10 this year

Wed Jun 18 2014, 14:57

Blackberry launches BBM Protected for secure enterprise messaging

Offers FIPS 140-2 encryption

Mon Jun 16 2014, 16:54

Amazon launches Prime Music streaming service in the US

No word on UK release yet

Thu Jun 12 2014, 12:21

Skype pulls app from iTunes store ahead of incoming iOS update

Updated version to drop in 'a week'

Wed Jun 11 2014, 13:22

Netflix for Android gets Post-Play feature for easier binge-watching

Feature is also coming to Google's Chromecast

Mon Jun 09 2014, 12:17

Microsoft and Salesforce smoke a peace pipe with Windows partnership

Roadrunner and Wile E Coyote also 'set for reconcilliation'

Fri May 30 2014, 10:48

Facebook plans Slingshot app to rival Snapchat

Following failed $3bn takeover offer

Mon May 19 2014, 11:26

Gmail becomes first Android app to see one billion downloads

But unlikely has one billion users

Fri May 16 2014, 14:23

Google Maps update for web, iOS and Android adds UK public transport routes

17,000 boat, ferry, train and tram routes now available

Wed May 14 2014, 10:17

Google updates Maps for iOS and Android with Uber integration

Update also adds offline mode, improved public transport information

Wed May 07 2014, 10:24

Facebook picks up iOS and Android fitness tracking app Moves

Firm promises not to share data with the social network

Thu Apr 24 2014, 16:57

BBC iPlayer downloads arrive on Android smartphones and tablets

Available to all running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and above

Wed Apr 16 2014, 12:44
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