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The Windows Phone App Store Argument Moves From Volume to Variety

The Windows Store has passed 150,000 applications, but Microsoft are not making any fuss over it. The psychological 100,000 app mark was passed earlier in the year, and if Microsoft are of the opinion that they don't need to shout out every app milestone, then I am in agreement with them. The hurdle of 'volume' has been overcome, the next step up is 'variety'.


Apple pulls Russian malware from iOS App Store

Hours after it was highlighted by a security firm, Russian-language malware on the iOS App Store was removed by Apple and is no longer available for download. Apple confirmed on Thursday to Jim Dalrymple of The Loop that it removed the malware, an application named "Find and Call," once it was alerted to its presence on the App Store. The company said the software was pulled for violating App Store guidelines by accessing a user's Address Book data without authorization.


Apple TV Will Change the Content We Consume on All Our Screens Forever

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Here is what we think we know about what Apple will announce at WWDC on Monday about Apple TV. It will be releasing an SDK to allow developers to create apps for a new Apple TV App Store which will be part of iOS 6. The existing Apple TV device and an improved version of AirPlay will enable iOS devices to control the TV screen through mirroring and dual screen apps. iOS 6 will be deeply integrated with iCloud, which will bring email, contacts, calendars, documents, music, movies and photos all to the TV screen in a way that is fluid and synchronized with all of your other screens.


Wii U To Have Dedicated App Store -

It's rumoured that Nintendo's next console, Wii U, will have a full-blown App Store, with content far beyond Nintendo's current offerings.


Mahalo and Hyperlinks Using SEO Strategy on Other Ecosystems: iPhone Apps & E-Books

Mahalo and Hyperlinks Using SEO Strategy on Other Ecosystems: iPhone Apps & E-Books

Talk about getting its ass-kicked by Google’s Panda Update, Mahalo’s been hit pretty hard. Jason Calacanis, the founder, has never been shy about how his site gets traffic - by paying writers cheaply to crank out content for the top Google keyword searches. In other words, an SEO play - a content farm.


Kobo, WSJ Halt Direct Sales on Apple-Device Apps

In a pair of moves that suggest Apple is enforcing rules for selling content on its devices, Kobo, the Canadian e-book retailer, and The Wall Street Journal said they will no longer sell content directly to customers.


Apple yanks 'The 3rd Intifada' app

The computer giant Apple Inc. agreed Wednesday to remove an application called the "The 3rd Intifada" from its popular App Store for iPads and iPhones.


Israel to Apple: Cancel Palestinian app

The Israeli government is asking Apple Inc. to remove an application called the "The 3rd Intifada" from its popular "App Store" for Ipads and Iphones.


Apple Eases Rules for Publishers on Apps

Apple appears to have reversed its guidelines for magazine and newspaper subscriptions purchased in its App Store, in a big victory for publishers who blanched at the original terms.


Barnes & Noble Adds Apps to Nook

Barnes & Noble Adds Apps to Nook

Barnes & Noble is adding an applications store and an email program to its Nook e-reader. That brings the $249 device closer to working like a tablet computer in the vein of the iPad.


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