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Report: In-app revenue increases significantly

Mobile marketing analytics platform Adjust has released its E-commerce App Report 2021: Top Trends in Mobile Shopping With Insights From Sensor Tower. The global report finds that in-app revenue has increased significantly in 2021, with May being the biggest month so far. Based on Adjust’s e-commerce app revenue trends from 2020 — when October, November, […]

November 18, 2021

FOX Weather tops App Store chart

FOX Weather, FOX News Media’s new ad-supported streaming weather service, is the number one most-downloaded free app in the US, according to the Apple App Store. The platform, which launched on October 25th, is a streaming weather service offering users a comprehensive suite of forecasting products along with a 24/7 live streaming network, all free […]

October 26, 2021

Al Jazeera launches Unified Mobile app

Al Jazeera Media Network has launched a new application utilising the Unified Mobile Platform (uMP) for the Network’s website content. The app is available on the App store and Google Play, and is compatible with smartphones and tablets. The app takes advantage of the new unified Content Management System (uCMS) architecture using GraphQL to simultaneously […]

October 25, 2021

Marmelapp launches Snax app

Paris-based startup Marmelapp has released Snax, an app that combines movies with interactive gameplay to give the player control over how the story progresses. Players become movie makers by making choices with bitesize content and solving fun puzzles. Snax combines movies with interactive gameplay to give the viewer control over how the story progresses. Choose […]

October 25, 2021

Report: App economy growing worldwide

Mobile marketing analytics platform Adjust has published the results of a global interactive Partner Benchmarks report that shows the app economy is expanding worldwide, even as growth drivers vary by geography. The global study analysed over 270 advertising networks with 6 billion paid installs from more than 5,000 apps, across nearly 250 countries and 12 […]

September 30, 2021

Apple amends app pay rules

Apple app developers will now be able to email customers and tell them how to avoid Apple’s payment systems. The current rules ban app makers from mentioning that there are ways to pay that avoid Apple’s 30 per cent cut, even through email outside the store. But as part of a $100 million legal settlement […]

August 27, 2021

BBC updates news app

The BBC is updating its BBC News app, and has shared on update on its progress so far. In a blog post, Jo Mitchell, BBC Executive Product Manager, News and Weather Apps, wrote:” The app is still very much in development, but we’ve been rolling out some changes to a small group of people who […]

August 19, 2021

CMA studying Apple, Google mobile ecosystems

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a market study into Apple’s and Google’s mobile ecosystems over concerns they have market power which is harming users and other businesses. It is taking a closer look at whether the firms’ effective duopoly over the supply of operating systems (iOS and Android), app stores (App […]

June 15, 2021By Colin Mann

Research: App spending reached $407m over Xmas

2020 has been a record-setting year for worldwide spending on mobile apps and games, which passed $100 billion in a single year for the first time ever in November. This trend continued at Christmas, when consumers around the globe spent an estimated $407.6 million across Apple’s App Store and Google Play, according to preliminary Sensor […]

December 30, 2020