Google Play will now downrank poorly performing apps

Google today announced it’s rolling out a change to its Play Store so that better-performing apps – meaning those that experience fewer crashes and those that don’t drain your smartp

Yik Yak Quietly Dropped From Google Play Charts In October

If the rise of anonymous apps has proven anything, it’s that humans can be ugly creatures when the social pressures that keep our baser natures in check are removed, and we’re allowed t

How One Scammer Manipulated Apple’s Top Charts To Earn Tens Of Thousands Daily Using A $10 GameSalad Template

Something fishy has been going on with Apple's App Store top charts. No, I'm not talking about "Flappy Bird" (well, maybe that too), but rather how on earth two different developers used a $10 GameSal

Developer Finds It Takes Just Under 4K Downloads To Break Top 10 Paid iOS Apps, Over 7K To Rank Fifth And Up

The App Store is somewhat shrouded in mystery, thanks a secret recipe that Apple uses to determine what apps shoot up the charts. Downloads play a big, influential role, but they aren't the only facto

ComScore: Travel Sites Grow 10% To 69.7M Uniques In March, With TripAdvisor In The Lead

ComScore <a href="http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2012/4/comScore_Media_Metrix_Ranks_Top_50_U.S._Web_Properties_for_March_2012">today released its analysis</a> of this month's top

PROskore’s New Business Network Aims To Be LinkedIn + Klout + Leads Generation

<a href="http://www.proskore.com/">PROskore</a> is a newly launched business network that ranks your social media activity and influence in combination with your professional experience in order to gi

The US beats Japan in patent application filing for the first time since 1963, becomes world' No. 1

Photo credit: Pam Roth The World Intellectual Property Organization reports Japan dropped to second place worldwide in terms of patent application filing in 2006, giving up the pole position to the US