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Top 5 Mobile Stories of the Week: 5/16–5/22

Top 5 Mobile Stories of the Week: 5/16–5/22

It can be challenging to keep up with the ever-evolving mobile space. With only so many hours in the week, you’re more likely to focus on your app business over keeping tabs on the industry. We’re all about saving time and sharing insights, which is why we’re bringing you this series. Get last week’s essential […] Read more

News Apps in Europe: National News Brands Dominate the Category

News Apps in Europe: National News Brands Dominate the Category

In Europe, newspaper readership is decreasing as circulation dwindles. At the same time, mobile usage is increasing and there are signs that people are spending more time with long-form news content on their smartphones. Is the future for Europe’s news companies on mobile? Using App Annie Intelligence, we looked at the iOS App Store’s News […] Read more

Mobile Streaming Shows Its Monetization Potential

Mobile Streaming Shows Its Monetization Potential

Worldwide App Annie Index for Apps April 2016 Each month, the App Annie Index highlights the top-performing games and apps for the iOS App Store and Google Play. Our analysis covers trends among the leading apps across countries and categories, and is the industry standard for professionals looking to compare leading apps and publishers. You […] Read more

Throwbacks and Franchises Dominate April’s Download Rankings

Throwbacks and Franchises Dominate April’s Download Rankings

  Worldwide App Annie Index for Games April 2016 Each month, the App Annie Index highlights the top-performing games and apps for the iOS App Store and Google Play. Our analysis covers trends among the leading apps across countries and categories, and is the industry standard for professionals looking to compare leading apps and publishers. […] Read more

Top 5 Mobile Stories of the Week: 5/9–5/15

Top 5 Mobile Stories of the Week: 5/9–5/15

It can be challenging to keep up with the ever-evolving mobile space. With only so many hours in the week, you’re more likely to focus on your app business over keeping tabs on the industry. We’re all about saving time and sharing insights, which is why we’re bringing you this series. Get last week’s essential […] Read more

What You Need to Know About Japan’s Mobile Gaming Industry

What You Need to Know About Japan’s Mobile Gaming Industry

Below are some key highlights from this report: Mobile gaming in Japan has a key unique feature: Google Play monetizes just as much as iOS. While revenue grew approximately 25% between 2014 and 2015, (demonstrating just how well publishers are able to monetize their users), it can have big implications on your app development strategy. […] Read more

The Most Popular Google Play Apps of All Time

The Most Popular Google Play Apps of All Time

  Below are some key highlights from this report: Google Play has been on an explosive trajectory since 2012. Downloads grew by almost 4x and, perhaps even more impressively, app store-related revenue has gone up by a staggering 35x. Google Play is gaining market share the fastest in emerging markets like India, Vietnam and Pakistan, […] Read more

Top 5 Mobile Stories of the Week: 5/2–5/8

Top 5 Mobile Stories of the Week: 5/2–5/8

It can be challenging to keep up with the ever-evolving mobile space. With only so many hours in the week, you’re more likely to focus on your app business over keeping tabs on the industry. We’re all about saving time and sharing insights, which is why we’re bringing you this series. Get last week’s essential […] Read more

HBO NOW Wins Big With Original Programming

HBO NOW Wins Big With Original Programming

Streaming is coming. The battle for dominance in the streaming video space continues to heat up, as app publishers look for new ways to capture users’ attention, loyalty and — maybe most importantly — dollars. A space that was once dominated by Netflix and Hulu has become increasingly cluttered with competitors including Amazon, HBO and most recently […] Read more

GMIC Beijing 2016: 4 Trends to Watch

GMIC Beijing 2016: 4 Trends to Watch

GMIC Beijing 2016, one of China’s key tech events, took place from April 28 to May 2 in Beijing. The conference gave international app publishers a peek at the latest mobile technological development in one of the world’s top growth markets. This year, with its ambitious theme of “Mobile Infinity,” GMIC Beijing highlighted the nearly […] Read more

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