Periscope launches on Android two months after iOS debut

Streaming application Periscope, which allows users to watch and broadcast live video across the world, has been made available on Android from today. Android owners with Version 4.4 (Kitkat) will be able to download Periscope from the Google Play store, …

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Twitter held $1B talks to acquire Flipboard; Google and Yahoo also show interest

Twitter is one of several internet giants that have held talks over potentially acquiring social media aggregation app Flipboard, with subsequent reports stating that Google and Yahoo also met with the company’s advisers. Technology publication Re/Code broke news this week that Twitter …

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Korea’s app sales in Google Play jump fourfold

South Korea’s mobile application developers expanded their sales in Google Play fourfold last year. Google Korea held a press conference in Seoul on Thursday to talk up the success of domestic app developers in Google Play, which celebrates its third …

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Indie developers make app usage progress — Flurry

The time spent in apps that are outside the top 25 titles in terms of usage time has increased to a greater extent than for those at the top of the rankings, according to analyst firm Flurry — suggesting that …

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Mozilla makes Firefox apps available on Android

Software developer Mozilla began repackaging Firefox OS applications for the Android OS this week as it continues to champion open web technologies. Android users can now install apps designed and built for Firefox OS from the Firefox Marketplace and have them behave as they would on Mozilla’s platform.