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Iddiction, creator of the App-O-Day app promotion site, launches a new app discovery platform Xplode. The company promises that it will help developers and publishers to attract more users to their apps and games without spending a lot of money on user acquisition and substantially low down marketing costs.
The music-streaming service Spotify opened access to iOS developers via API in 2011. And now it made another step announcing the launch of Spotify SDK which allows developers to integrate this service into iOS applications.
Streaming platform Twitch celebrated more than 10 million installs of the Twitch app for Android and iOS. Also it announced the release of SDK which allows mobile developers to include their games to the streaming platform
Fiksu introduced a couple of new mobile app marketing indices that show the dynamics of costs of acquiring new users. These costs show that, on average, the cost of getting new users often exceeds the revenue that comes from those users.
British company Team 17, which made the games from mega-popular franchise Worms, last year returned to publishing business. Now the company announced its expansion to mobile sphere.
Mobile games analytics firm GamesAnalytics announced a major new platform launch and also rebranding. The company’s name is changed to deltaDNA. It’s real-time personalization and player insight platform, providing data-driven technology for free-to-play games.
Game Insight, one of the largest Russian developers and publishers of mobile games, announced new strategy game X-Mercs: Invasion for iPad.
File-transfer service WeTransfer announced the release of its app for iOS. So this platform expands its service, previously available on the web, to mobile devices.
According to reports from The Verge, Microsoft is planning to expand Xbox Live cross-platform functionality to iOS and Android games and apps.
Flipboard announced that it is acquiring social reading mobile magazine Zite from CNN. As part of the deal it will integrate CNN content on to Flipboard, covering over 300 feeds. It’s the part of strategic partnership of Flipboard and CNN.
Developer Appxlpore announced the release of its new mobile game, Caveboy Escape. The gameplay mechanics of this game combines match-3 type and escaping labyrinths.
Wishabi is a technology company whose digital flyer platform is used by top retailers across North America. Recently it announced the release of Flipp for Android.
Flyby Media released Flyby Messenger for iOS. This free app permits users to attach video and photo messages to real world objects.
GungHo Online Entertainment has announced that its mobile megahit Puzzle & Dragons has surpassed 25 million downloads across Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore.
Microsoft announced the preview release of Office 365 SDK for Android. It’s open-source and will permit developers to create Android apps that used data stored in Office 365.
Zynga, former leader of social games market, continues its transition to mobile sphere. Yesterday company announced its “mobile-first” initiative for three popular franchises.
Chinese analytics firm Talking Data published the report about local market of mobile apps.
Skype released an update for its Windows Phone 8 app to version 184.108.40.2066.
Teresa Z from Google confirm in a private forum that the Google Glass headset will soon receive its largest update that will transition the device to Android 4.4 KitKat from the current Cream Sandwich OS.