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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Sensor Tower: App Store sales were $38.5B in 2017, up 34.7% YoY, while Google Play's sales were $20.1B, up 34.2% YoY   —  Global app revenue climbed 35 percent in 2017 to reach nearly $60 billion, according to a new report today from app intelligence firm Sensor Tower, which measured paid apps …
Jan 5, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon announces Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit for wearables and Alexa Premium Voice Development Kit to improve far-field voice reception in third-party hardware   —  Amazon wants to bring Alexa to more devices than smart speakers, Fire TV and various other consumer electronics for the home, like alarm clocks.
Jan 5, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Canalys predicts worldwide smart speakers sales will reach 56.3M in 2018, with 38.4M sales in the US, outpacing AR, VR, and wearables   —  Amazon and Google were willing to lose money on smart speaker sales over the holidays by discounting their hardware in order to gain market share.  The reason?
Jan 4, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple announces that its $99 developer program membership is now available at no cost to nonprofits, accredited educational institutions, government entities   —  Apple announced today it will begin allowing select publishers to waive the membership fees associated with its App Developer Program.
Jan 3, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Roku launches licensing program for manufacturing partners to use its voice assistant with smart speakers, smart soundbars, and other home audio systems   —  Roku, which sells the most popular brand of streaming media players in the U.S., is now aiming to carve out a niche for itself as the voice control platform for home entertainment.
Jan 3, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon says it shipped 5B+ items with Prime in 2017 and that more new members joined Prime worldwide in 2017 than any other year   —  Amazon still won't officially reveal how many consumers worldwide participate in its Amazon Prime membership program, but it did today offer a few new stats related to that program's adoption and growth.
Jan 2, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
OKCupid's average App Store rating for December sinks to 2.2 stars amid backlash over new policy requiring people to use their real names   —  OKCupid's users are angry - very, very angry.  Just ahead of the new year, the company made a radical change to its policies, and now requires people …
Dec 30, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Sensor Tower: consumers spent $196M on apps across the Google Play and App Store on Christmas Day, up 12.3% YoY   —  Consumers spent $196 million on apps, in-app purchases and subscriptions on Christmas Day 2017 across the App Store and Google Play, according to new data from Sensor Tower.
Dec 29, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Instagram begins rolling out a Recommended For You section that highlights 3-5 posts liked by followed accounts   —  Instagram's feed will now show users recommended posts - a change that earlier this month was spotted while in testing, and has since quietly gone live.
Dec 27, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple updates rules to let small businesses use template-based apps under certain conditions, will waive dev fee in 2018 for government and nonprofit apps in US   —  Apple today announced it's amending the App Store guideline that banned apps created using templates and other app generation services.
Dec 20, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context

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