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Amazon, Microsoft and Music Apps Rise to Top of Monthly Global App Index

Written on
May 27th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Today, App Annie released its latest monthly Apps Index, providing data from April 2014 on the top apps and publishers in the global app market across all app categories, excluding games. Notable findings: Amazon joined the Top Publishers rankings in April following the acquisition of Comics’ comiXology early in the ... more...

How Google Play Can Help Indie Game Devs — and Leapfrog Apple’s App Store in the Process

Written on
May 14th 2014
Author
Robert Weber

ADOTAS – Google recently introduced an important new rule prohibiting deceptive promotion of apps on Google Play. It’s great that Google is clamping down on spammy advertising. However, the new regulation doesn’t really address a core, underlying cause for the practice: broken app discovery. With more than two thirds of ... more...

USA TODAY Sports Weekly Launches Socially-Integrated App Across All Major Platforms, Powered By MAZ

Written on
April 17th 2014
Author
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 (ADOTAS) – MAZ, whose publishing platform powers over 750 apps across the Apple’s iTunes Store, Google Play, and Amazon’s Appstore, announced today that they have partnered with USA TODAY Sports Weekly to create its apps across all mobile and tablet devices. The first digital edition of USA TODAY Sports ... more...

Millennial Media Joins Forces With Sprint’s Pinsight Media+ to Drive App Discovery via Native Device Advertising

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October 24th 2013
Author
Press Release

BALTIMORE, October 24, 2013 (ADOTAS) — Millennial Media (NYSE:MM), the independent leader in mobile advertising, today announced a deal with Pinsight Media+™, in which Sprint’s media company will plug into the Millennial Media platform to display premium apps from Millennial Media’s advertiser base onto Sprint’s native device inventory. The apps will ... more...

Adotas Poll: Pay Music Service Will Have Most Affect On Google’s Bottom Line

Written on
May 24th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – In last week’s poll, we asked our readers: “Which product announcement from the Google I/O conference will have the greatest impact on the company’s bottom line?” The results were as follows: Google Play Music All Access (98%) New tools for Android app developers (1%) Google Play Game Services (1%) This week’s poll question: “Which ... more...

Adotas Poll: Tremor Video IPO Would Be A Success

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May 17th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – In this week’s poll, we asked our readers: “Which video ad company’s IPO would draw the strongest response?” The results are as follows: Tremor Video (93%) Adap.tv (4%) YuMe (3%) Nest week’s poll question is: Which product announcement from the Google I/O conference will have the greatest impact on the company’s bottom line: Google ... more...

Blogshare: Google Readies its Spotify Competitor with Universal and Sony Now on Board

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May 15th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS (via The Verge) – Google will unveil new subscription music services [today] at the Google I/O conference, sources close to the company said. Google has now signed separate licensing deals with Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment for both YouTube and Google Play, setting the stage for such ... more...

Facebook Home: Fancy New App, or Tipping Point for the Internet?

Written on
April 23rd 2013
Author
Ross Jenkins

ADOTAS – Facebook, Google and Apple are preoccupied with one key ambition: to become the dominant interface between people and the Internet. It’s the same thing the ISPs warred over before people started setting their home screen to Google. Now, with the mobile interface destined to become the key access ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Google Play’s Ad Blocker App Purge

Written on
March 15th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

  “This issue is important beyond the question of the legitimacy of ad-blocking software. Google is largely controlling access to products and information on the Internet. It is very alarming that their business interests, instead of free choices by the users, are now deciding how people are experiencing the web. This ... more...

Google: Purging of Ad-Blocking Apps from Google Play Follows Existing Policy

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March 14th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

Google apparently has become more aggressive in enforcing its Android app policy standards, as the Twitterverse lit up yesterday with reports that ad-blocking apps were being purged from Google Play. CNET and Android Police were among the first media outlets to catch on. Reached for comment on these reports, a Google ... more...