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  • Virgin Mobile India gets a shiny new app store courtesy of GetJar

    GetJar, the largest independent mobile app store, continues to bed down in India. Today the company, which originates from Lithuania, has announced a partnership with Virgin Mobile India to operate a white label app store for the youth-oriented MVNO. This follows a similar ‘strategic partnership’ with Reliance Communications (RCOM), India’s second largest mobile operator… Read More

  • Independent mobile app store GetJar now seeing 3 million downloads per day

    According to GetJar, its eponymous mobile app store is now seeing three million downloads per day. GetJar reiterated that its stats put it second only to Apple iTunes, with over 1 billion total downloads to date. At current (self-reported) growth rate, the company should hit 2 billion downloads in about a year, if calculated on the back of a virtual envelope. Read More

  • Report: Mobile app store downloads to hit 25 billion by 2015

    The app store train seems unstoppable. According to a Juniper Research report out today, the number of “consumer-oriented handset downloads” is expected to rise from less than 2.6 billion per-year in 2009 to more than 25 billion in 2015. The trend, notes the report, is being driven by industry players who are seeking to emulate Apple’s success with the App Store by… Read More

  • App store company GetJar raises $11 million Series B from Accel Partners

    Application store company GetJar this morning announced it has secured $11 million in a Series B funding round led by previous backer Accel Partners, report PaidContent and others. The company says it plans to use the funding to bolster its consumer-facing sites as well as its professional solutions geared towards app developers and publishers. Read More

  • App Store Company GetJar Raises $11 Million Series B From Accel Partners

    Application store company GetJar this morning announced it has secured $11 million in a Series B funding round led by previous backer Accel Partners, report PaidContent and others. The company says it plans to use the funding to bolster its consumer-facing sites as well as its professional solutions geared towards app developers and publishers. Read More

  • Mobile app frenzy – A second mobile store hits a billion downloads

    Mobile App stores have been dominated by Apple and Android with Nokia’s Ovi a distant third, but there is an independent store out there which cuts across all except Apple. GetJar, which claims to be the the world’s second largest mobile app store, says it has just broken the 1 billion app download barrier. This is the only time a cross-platform apps store has clocked over 1… Read More

  • Mobile App Frenzy – GetJar Claims Second Place As Store Hits A Billion Downloads

    Mobile App stores have been dominated by Apple and Android with Nokia’s Ovi a distant third, but there is an independent store out there which cuts across all except Apple. GetJar, which claims to be the the world’s second largest mobile app store, says it has just broken the 1 billion app download barrier. This is the only time a cross-platform apps store has clocked over 1… Read More

  • eBuddy app downloads on GetJar exceed 50 million, second only to Facebook

    App Store GetJar announced today that web and mobile messaging service provider eBuddy has surpassed the 50 million downloads mark for its eBuddy Mobile Messenger app. At the time of writing, the product page shows 50,655,934 downloads to date. eBuddy thus joins the ranks of Facebook as the second mobile app to exceed 50 million downloads on GetJar. Notably, the milestone was reached less than… Read More

  • After Facebook, eBuddy Second Mobile App To Reach 50 Million Downloads On GetJar

    App Store GetJar announced today that web and mobile messaging service provider eBuddy has surpassed the 50 million downloads mark for its eBuddy Mobile Messenger app. At the time of writing, the product page shows 50,655,934 downloads to date. eBuddy thus joins the ranks of Facebook as the second mobile app to exceed 50 million downloads on GetJar. Notably, the milestone was reached less than… Read More

  • GetJar signs deal with RCOM to create India’s largest free mobile app store

    [Lithuania] GetJar, the largest independent mobile app store, has announced a ‘strategic partnership’ with Reliance Communications (RCOM), India’s second largest mobile operator. Under the arrangement, the two companies will create India’s largest free mobile apps store, in which RCOM’s 100 million subscribers will get access to GetJar’s 65,000 free… Read More

  • GetJar Revs Up Analytics, With Or Without Apple

    App store GetJar has released a new conversion tool to help developers of all open platform stripes track user engagement. It’s a simple, automated process that tells developers whether a user who downloaded an app has actually opened and engaged the app. All that incoming data can then be broken down by phone, country and even network, becoming a potentially powerful diagnostic tool… Read More