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Crunch Report | GoPro Cuts 200-300 Jobs

App revenue reached $60 billion in 2017, Travis Kalanick is selling 29 percent of his Uber shares and GoPro cuts 200-300 jobs. All this on Crunch Report.

U.S. iPhone users will spend an average of $88 per year on apps by 2020

U.S. iPhone users will spend an average of $88 per year on paid apps and in-app purchases by 2020, according to a new forecast out this week from Sensor Tower. The firm found that the dollar amount sp

Okta has a great earnings day on the back of strong international growth

Okta kept its beat-streak alive today with a healthy earnings report. On the back of international growth and a healthy services business, Okta beat revenue expectations by nine percent and managed to

App stores saw record revenue and downloads in Q1 2017

Mobile applications saw a record number of downloads and revenue in the first quarter of the year, according to a new report from app store analytics firm App Annie out this morning. Across both iOS a

Dropbox really wants us to know its finances are healthy

Healthy financial milestones sugarcoat the conversation temporarily, but eventually Drew Houston is going to have to step into the public markets. At that point nobody will care how fast Dropbox grew

Spotify, Netflix, LINE, Pandora & HBO NOW top the list of 2016’s biggest apps by revenue

According to a new year-end report from Sensor Tower detailing the top apps of 2016, streaming services dominated when it came to which apps, outside of games, pulled in the most revenue over the pa

China overtakes the U.S. in iOS App Store revenue

China has now overtaken the U.S. to become the largest market in the world for App Store revenue, according to a new report out this morning from app intelligence firm App Annie. The country earned ov

China is now #2 in iOS revenue, behind the U.S.

Earlier this year, app store analytics firm App Annie predicted that China could overtake both the U.S. and Japan in terms of revenue generated from iOS applications as soon as this year. The year isn

Monument Valley Team Reveals The Cost And Reward Of Making A Hit iOS Game

Games and the formula that leads to their success can be a bit of a mystery, perhaps more so on mobile. One of 2014's big hits, both in terms of critical and audience success, was Monument Valley by u

Apple’s Greater China Revenue Grew Sequentially In Q2 As iPhone Growth Impresses

Apple’s earnings are out, and the iPhone’s 17 percent growth was likely the most noteworthy number in its hardware results. That’s a big increase for a device that analysts expected

Google Play Still Tops iOS App Store Downloads, And Now Narrowing Revenue Gap, Too

Android’s position as the most dominant smartphone platform worldwide is also having an impact on mobile app download growth, and now, increasing revenue. Google’s app marketplace, Google

Apple Made Over $1B On The Sale Of Around 10M Apple TV Units In 2013

Apple’s TV business still consists only of an over-the-top streaming media box, and not a proper TV set despite longstanding rumors that kind of hardware was on the way – but it’s showin

Apple Pays Out $2 Billion To Developers In Q1 2014

One number in Apple’s results indicates significant year over year growth, and it’s a number that’s vital to the continued success of the platform – the company announced that it p

Google Play Revenue Up 67% Over Past 6 Months, Fueled By Japan & S. Korea

Google's Android app marketplace, Google Play, has seen significant revenue growth this year, fueled in large part by Japan and South Korea. In <a target="_blank" href="http://www.distimo.com/report/d

ModCloth, Now With Over $100 Million In Annual Revenue, Is Going Mobile First

ModCloth, the indie fashion site best known for its vintage-inspired dresses, is today offering the first look into its revenue situation since 2009. The e-commerce startup, which is backed by roughly

Google Play’s App Revenue Share Up 8% Since November, But Apple Still Leads

When it comes to mobile app revenue, the general consensus is that Apple's App Store is still king. Last month, for example, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/04/17/apple-and-googles-app-store

Reports Detail Amazon Appstore’s Growing Influence, Revenue Potential

Amazon doesn’t share details on how well its Amazon Appstore apps sell, but according to mobile app analytics firm App Annie, the app marketplace is seeing growing traction among developers. The

Twitter Announces “Twttr” — Will Start Charging $5 A Month If You Want To Tweet Using Vowels

Vowels aren’t really necessary in today’s digital age, are they? Twitter doesn’t think so, as it announced a new “two-tiered” service including its free model called &#82

The App Stores Are Getting Full: Only 2% Of iPhone Top Publishers In U.S. Are Newcomers, 3% On Google Play

Illustrating how very, very hard it is to have a breakout hit in today's mobile app stores, a report from app store analytics firm Distimo <a target="_blank" href="http://www.distimo.com/report/downlo

Slow To Rev Up, Gifts and User Promoted Posts Generated Under $5M In Facebook Q4 Revenue

As Facebook looks for new ways to make money, it disclosed during its Q4 2012 earnings call today that its Gifts product and promoted user posts functionality accounted for less than $5 million of Fac
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