App developers Woody and Budge are “biggest movers” of Q1 2015

Utility app developer Woody, and Budge, which focuses on titles for kids, were two of the biggest movers in Q1 2015, according to an App Annie study intended to “capture the momentum of breakout performers in the app economy”. Woody …

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YouTube, Facebook apps dominate global data usage while games rule in Asia – App Annie

When it comes to data usage within apps, YouTube leads the way with Facebook coming in just behind, according to App Annie’s first report looking at how people act inside mobile applications on smartphones and tablets. The app analytics company …

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App Annie acquires mobile measurement company Mobidia, launches Usage Intelligence

App intelligence platform App Annie has acquired Mobidia, a mobile measurement company, to “accelerate the international expansion of App Annie’s Usage Intelligence” platform, which provides app usage dataset and insight. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. App Annie …

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iOS/Android app revenue gap widens – App Annie

The first quarter of 2015 saw Apple’s App Store extend its lead over Google Play in terms of app revenue, while Google Play boosted its number one position in terms of downloads – a slightly different picture to what had …

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Mobile gamer base tops 1B

The number of mobile (smartphone and tablets) regularly used for gaming topped one billion for the first time late in 2014, as the installed base of dedicated gaming handhelds declined “marginally”, according to a study by IDC and App Annie. …

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Facebook dominates 2014 app download, with LINE making cash

The “app superpowers” of Japan, South Korea and the US collectively generated more revenue in 2014 than the rest of the world combined, highlighting their ability to monetise even as the market saturates and download growth slows, according to App …

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Facebook dominates 2014 app download, with LINE making cash

The “app superpowers” of Japan, South Korea and the US collectively generated more revenue in 2014 than the rest of the world combined, highlighting their ability to monetise even as the market saturates and download growth slows, according to App …

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App Annie gets $55M investment boost

App Annie, which provides analytics for app developers and publishers, secured $55 million in Series D funding as it capitalised on the strong progress it made during 2014. The money will be invested in product development and accelerated international expansion, …

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Successful video apps going beyond content delivery — App Annie

There is a significant opportunity for broadcasters and developers in providing video content apps that deliver functionality and features broadcast television cannot match, according to a new report from App Annie. Apps offering video-on-demand or live streaming content are on …

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