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  • If Freemium Is In, Then Why Do Paid Apps Still Reign Supreme?

    If Freemium Is In, Then Why Do Paid Apps Still Reign Supreme?

    Earlier today, we posted on some data from Pando Networks that shows that free-to-play online games, often overlooked in the hype around social and casual games, are growing just as fast and as furiously around the globe as their counterparts. Obviously, much of this has to do with the industry’s transition from paid to freemium models — the examples of which are numerous not only… Read More

  • Quixey Raises $3.8 Million For A Functional Search Engine For Apps

    Quixey Raises $3.8 Million For A Functional Search Engine For Apps

    Quixey, the Palo Alto-based startup that’s building a functional search engine for apps, today announced that it has closed a $3.8 million series A funding round. The investment was led by U.S. Venture Partners and WI Harper Group, with participation from Webb Investment Network alongside follow-on investment by Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors. The series A round adds to the… Read More

  • Quixey Raises $400K From Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors For App Search

    It’s almost funny: between iOS, Android, and the Mac App Store, we’ve entered the age of the App, where standalone programs often specialize in doing a handful of things very well. There’s an app for looking up baseball schedules, an app for finding the nearest gas station, and so on (you’ve seen the commercials). But despite the increasing ubiquity of these handy… Read More