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Google Defends Role In Android Ecosystem

April 7, 2011 Doug Caverly

If you’ve heard some unpleasant rumors about Google controlling device manufacturers and making Android less open, don’t swallow them just yet.  Google’s Andy Rubin told the company’s side of things yesterday, referring to the other tales as FUD. Rubin wrote in a post on the Android Developers Blog, “As always, […]

Novell Releases Mono For Android

April 6, 2011 Mike Sachoff

Novell announced today the availability of Mono for Android, a tool for developing Microsoft .NET apps for the Android platform using Microsoft Visual Studio. Novell is enabling Microsoft .NET and C# developers using Visual Studio and other environments to use a common code base to create applications for mobile devices, […]

Android In-App Billing Integrates With PapayaMobile

March 31, 2011 Mike Sachoff

PapayaMobile has announced that Android’s In -App billing is now available on its social gaming network. PapayaMobile will also integrate Android’s In-App billing into its Social SDK and Game Engine products, offering Android developers access to monetization tools. Papaya says the key reason why developers are currently finding iPhone to […]

Microsoft Shares Windows Phone 7 Stats With Developers

March 31, 2011 Doug Caverly

Developers who have been wondering about Windows Phone 7 (or who have already embraced it and are interested in its well-being) can now learn more about how it’s been received.  Microsoft published some official statistics late yesterday, and they put the mobile operating system off to a good start. The […]

In-App Billing Comes To Android Market

March 30, 2011 Doug Caverly

Android developers, let’s hear a cheer.  Late yesterday, Google announced the launch of in-app billing on the Android Market, meaning users can make purchases from within apps from now on. If you’re not familiar with the concept, in-app billing has a lot of promise.  For users, it means less hassle […]

Apperian Raises $9 Million For App Management

March 30, 2011 Mike Sachoff

Mobile application management company Apperian has announced it has closed a $9.5 million round of venture financing, with investments from North Bridge Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ (KPCB) iFund, CommonAngels and LaunchCapital. Apperian’s Ease cloud platform allows businesses to create, launch, and mange applications for […]

Flurry Launches Game Acceleration Program

March 24, 2011 Mike Sachoff

Mobile application provider Flurry, has announced the launch of its Game Acceleration Program (GAP) for iOS and Android platforms. Program support includes analytics, game design and development assistance, financing, distribution and marketing. Additionally, unlike traditional publishing models, Flurry does not seek to own the intellectual property of a title. In […]

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