While HTC may not be the most lucrative Android OEM, it has been turning a profit over the last few quarters. The first quarter of 2015 is no different with
It seems that at least one carrier had a good third quarter of 2014 with T-Mobile reporting their biggest ever growth. Touting 1.4 million new subscribers of branded postpaid net
Google is a massive company, with $59.38 billion in the bank, generating $15.42 billion in Q1 of 2014 alone. They have so much money in the bank that they are
At this point we could say HTC is used to losing money. They make great devices and yet the are unable to turn profit by selling them. Q2 was finally
When I think about HTC, I think about classy phones like the HTC One and several others from the past few years. It’s a known fact that HTC rarely fails
We’re always hearing (mostly by competitors) about how “fragmentation” is hurting Android, but in reality, it’s this “fragmentation” that is providing vast choices to the Android consumer. One of those “choices” happens to be Amazon’s App Store. In the beginning, many Android users were wondering where the Amazon App Store would fit in and whether or not another “App Store” was necessary. Then Amazon announced its promotional “Free App of the Day” and Android users began taking notice. Before you knew it, everyone and their mother was downloading the Amazon App Store just so they could get the “Free App of the Day.” It’s now almost the only reason why anyone even uses the Amazon App Store and it’s this very mentality which prompted Android Tapp and its parent company AsSeenOnPhone Inc. to begin analyzing the Amazon App Store and its “Free App of the Day” program.
We first talked about the lawsuit between Google and Oracle a while back, to refresh your memory, Oracle after acquiring Sun Micro filed suit against Google saying that the search giant infringed on their Java property a total of seven times. Back in Android’s beginning, Google decided to write their own Java machine, Dalvik to avoid licensing fees. Indeed one of the reasons that Oracle bought Sun Micro was that they could bleed Google of some large amounts, as stated by past Sun employees who were part of the process of sale to Oracle. Now the latest salvo in the ongoing court case has been fired at Google. The target? 50% of their ad revenues on the Android mobile platform.
One of the major sources of revenue friction for developers has been the lack of a mechanism for in-app purchases within Android applications. Google recently announced that in-app purchases were
We all know that Google doesn’t make Android out of the goodness of its heart; it’s trying to make some money on the deal. And since it’s not selling the
Mobile media company BuzzCity launched its new Android SDK this Tuesday following success of its recent release for BlackBerry. The new SDK will allow developers to embed advertisements in their
Arron La, developer of Advanced Task Manager, recently posted information about that app’s revenue in an effort “to highlight how Android is a viable revenue stream after reading countless stories