Chinese developers are now able to make money by selling their apps on the Google Play Store, with the internet giant announcing that it is extending its app store merchant support to the country.
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iPhone maker sees its share in the Chinese smartphone market inch up 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, boosted by demand for iPhone 5s, reveals IDC numbers.
Chinese developers of car service mobile apps, Didi Taxi and Kuaidadi, each secured US$100 million funds in recent months as market players look to tap China's growing online-to-offline (O2O) space.
China has initiated a crackdown on mobile apps that offer news services but failed to obtain the necessary regulatory approval, which are notoriously difficult to obtain.
Amid the growing popularity of Whatsapp and UC Browser in India, various government agencies have expressed concerns over potential security risks of these made-in-China mobile apps.
Chinese search giant's investments in location-based services, apps and online video help it gain traction in mobile. Overall, it booked a 4.5 percent dip in net profit to US$430.8 million, amid rising expenses from marketing and R&D.
Chinese research firm finds more than a third of apps published on China's various Android appstores track users' mobile data without them knowing.
There are some surprising numbers available that tell a dark story about mobile apps and what they can be doing on your device.
Growing popularity of apps such as WeChat and Weibo, which enable users to send out greetings during the Chinese New Year, have substantially encroached revenue from voice call and SMS--the main income of traditional telecom players in China.
Chinese Internet company creates division which will focus on new products for mobile Internet, including apps.
Chinese Internet companies need to localize services and gain locals' trust to succeed in India, and mobile apps should form cornerstone of their strategies.
The lack of quality apps for Android tablets is simply a numbers game, and it's not changing any time soon.
Even though the amount of sites that are accessible in China is growing, the Chinese government continues to shut down websites by record numbers.
Apple has released versions of its iWork productivity apps that work on the iPhone and iPod Touch, after already revamping the suite for the iPad last year.The Keynote, Pages and Numbers apps each cost £5.
The latest numbers from Gartner show how big a business apps have become, with $5.2 billion generated in 2010. The revenue generated by apps, both direct sales and ad revenue, is expected to almost triple in 2011 to over $15 billion.
Facebook has temporarily disabled a developer option that could have resulted in the disclosure of personal information.The social networking site said in blog on Tuesday that it was rethinking an option that would have allowed developers of Facebook apps to gather contact information, including home addresses and mobile phone numbers.
The apps numbers game isn't much of a differentiating factor for iOS and Android. What we really need is to advance the state of the mobile browser (which is pretty darned advanced already).
Word processing and spreadsheets, tablet-style...
ZDNet's resident student blogger, Zack Whittaker, suggested yesterday that Google was losing the battle for cloud-based groupware dominance in schools to Microsoft's Live@Edu offering. To that I say two things: I'm not thinking so andThe numbers get in the way of much more important considerationsGoogle claims 7 million active student users of its Apps for Education.
When it comes to global smartphone market share the numbers of apps a platform has doesn't necessarily translate to global domination.
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