Posts Tagged: app store


Oi versus Yo

“Oi! Remove your app from the store,” says Apple following takedown order from Yo

“We think it’s a ridiculous accusation,” says one of the guys behind Oi, which is made by an Australian startup.

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 9:35 pm
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Is Vietnam about to teach the world how to do mobile games?

Flappy Bird is not a lone innovation in the mobile gaming industry of Vietnam but represents a new wave of young promising mobile game desig...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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XL Axiata launches an Android app store

Indonesian telco XL Axiata has been planning to launch its own app store for some time, and today it is revealed to be Gudang App (which mea...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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App store Wandoujia seals $120 million in funding amidst China’s Android boom

Wandoujia, one of China’s top Android app stores, has secured a massive $120 million in funding, the Beijing-based startup revealed to...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Alibaba invests $50 million in US-based app search engine Quixey

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has invested $50 million into mobile app search engine Quixey, the California-based company announced last ...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 12:37 pm
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‘Infectonator: Hot Chase’ is infectious in every sense of the word

Infectonator: Hot Chase has made our Indonesian team crazy with its addictive yet simple gameplay. Indonesian indie game developer Toge Prod...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Baidu says app stores are flawed, asks developers, “Do you feel happy?”

Despite Baidu‘s recent $1.9 billion acquisition of mobile app store 91 Wireless, China’s most popular search giant didn’...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 4:03 pm
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Chinese Android App Store Wandoujia

App Store Wandoujia Adds 500,000 Users a Day, About Half of New Android Activations in China

Chinese consumers now have over 250 million active smartphones and tablets, with most of them running Android. Despite that enthusiasm for t...

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Apple’s App Store to Raise Prices in China

Apple’s App Store to Raise Prices in China Due to Strengthening Local Currency

Apps – just like pork, rice, and everything else – are getting pricier in China. For the first time since Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) la...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 10:06 am
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4 alternative Android app stores in Indonesia

Many players are looking to launch their own Android app stores in order to feed download-hungry users in Indonesia.

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Goldman Sachs eyes China’s mobile content market with investment in Wandoujia

Chinese mobile content search engine and Android app store Wandoujia today announced it closed its series B round of financing with a follow...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 12:09 pm
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Qihoo apps return to iOS App Store after lengthy ban

Qihoo’s year-long ban from Apple’s App Store is over, some apps reappear

Chinese web company Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU), makers of China’s second most popular search engine, last year suffered the ignominy of being b...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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Apple settles lawsuits in Thailand

Apple settles lawsuit in Thailand over copyright-breaching news apps

Back in February of this year, Thailand’s Online News Providers Association (SONP) filed a lawsuit against Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) at the Tha...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 2:40 pm
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Forget the funny name, Jalan Tikus may be Indonesia’s biggest app store startup

Online piracy is rampant in Indonesia, and as a result, due to the ease of obtaining free content, few local sites cater users who prefer to...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Xiaomi app store reaches 1 billion downloads

The app store launched about 13 months ago, and is claimed to be one of the top five app stores in China (out of about 200 total).

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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This new startup connects developers with China’s multitude of Android app stores

China looks set to have 300 million active Android smartphone users by the end of the year, which makes it a market that app developers badl...

  • August 19, 2013
  • at 4:16 pm
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Report: Chinese iTunes Accounts Apparently Compromised to Artificially Boost Domestic App Rankings

If you’ve got an iTunes account in China, you might want to log in and check out your downloaded apps section. According to this Sina ...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 11:51 pm
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Food App Burpple Featured in 14 Countries in Apple App Store

Singapore-made food app Burpple was featured on the front page across 14 countries in Apple’s App Store in recent weeks.

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 9:08 pm
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