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Monetization Study: Mobile App Revenue Gaining on Games

In the consumer mobile space, game publishers have traditionally generated the most revenue, but a new app monetization report indicates non-game app makers are catching up.

Amazon Cloud Courts Mobile Developers at re:Invent 2016

If you're overwhelmed by the vast amount of application development news emanating from this week's re:Invent conference by Amazon Web Services, here's a roundup of the items especially relevant to coders in the red-hot mobile space.

Analytics Tool IDs New Killer Mobile App: 'Communitainment'

Consumer-oriented mobile developers wondering where to focus their efforts in the coming year may want to think about targeting the new killer app as identified by Flurry Analytics: "Communitainment."

SurveyMonkey Shuttering App Analytics Service

Facing low customer interest in its SurveyMonkey Intelligence mobile app analytics service, the online survey specialist is closing it down Jan. 31, 2017.

Q&A with Jason Bock: Testing Tips, Advice and Insights

Modern Apps Live! presenter Jason Bock explains the importance and value of testing.

Analyst 2017 Prediction: Mobile Apps Will Be Composed, Not Coded, with APIs

Firm sees a changing mobile landscape driving a push toward more flexible, modular architectures for faster development.

Native iOS App Update Tool Gets Swift Support

Shortly after Walmart open sourced a tool for over-the-air React Native updates -- bypassing app store approval processes -- Rollout.io Inc. added Swift support to its own similar solution for iOS apps.

Appdome Unveils No-Code Mobile Integration Platform

Appdome Inc. today launched its new platform that provides automatic integration services for mobile apps, no coding required.

WaveMaker Expands API Integration of Mobile App Tool

WaveMaker expanded the API integration capabilities of its namesake rapid application development platform for creating enterprise mobile apps.

Research Firm Cites Five-Fold Explosion in Mobile App Developers

With enterprises still complaining about the mobile development skills shortage holding back mobility initiatives, Evans Data Corp. has published a new study showing an explosion in the number of mobile coders.

Apple, Deloitte Aim iOS at Enterprise

Having pretty much conquered the consumer mobile space, Apple is teaming up with industry partners to tackle the next frontier -- the enterprise.

Facebook's Analytics for Apps Goes Cross-Platform

Facebook announced a beta of its free Analytics for Apps tool that provides cross-platform functionality so developers can track metrics across iOS, Android and Web all in one place.

Google Issues Android Wear 2.0 Dev Preview, Delays Final Release

In announcing a new developer preview of Android Wear 2.0, Google indicated the final release of the OS for smartwatches won't happen until early next year.

IBM Says Server-Side Swift 'Ready for the Enterprise'

In announcing the general availability of the IBM Bluemix Runtime for Swift, the company deemed Apple's young programming language to be "ready for the enterprise."

Report Provides Mobile App Retention Strategies

Who knew that correctly timing push notifications to mobile app users can help developers increase app retention rates and make a lot more money?

MoPub's Modular SDK for Mobile Ads Reduces App Sizes

Twitter's MoPub announced a new modular software development kit that can reduce the size of mobile apps by letting developers embed code only for specific ad formats they want to use.

Kochava Offers Free Mobile App Analytics Tool

Mobile analytics company Kochava announced a free version of its campaign measurement and optimization platform.

Coders Report Specific iOS, Android Development Challenges

The Application Developers Alliance released a report that examines competition in the mobile app ecosystem, including iOS- and Android-specific development challenges.

Google Highlights Android Nougat Security

Google this week blogged about security enhancements in Android 7.0 Nougat on the same day the first security bulletin was issued for the brand-new mobile OS.

Jobs Site: Top Mobile Freelancers Earn up to $70/Hour

Freelance development firm Upwork has showcased "the world's top mobile app development freelancers" on its site, revealing hourly rates ranging from $14 to $70 for coders working in countries around the globe, from Belarus to Sweden to the U.S.

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