The Wall Street Journal is reporting that according to “sources close to the company”, Google is getting ready to hire a slew of Android app developers, building an in-house app lab to drive their Market push this upcoming fiscal year.

Said sources claim that Google is hoping by recruiting app devs who already have good ideas, and giving them a salary and a working environment with Android developers, that they will see some rapid results.


Right now, the Apple App Store out numbers the apps in the Google Market almost 3 to 1, with a lot of the “hot” titles being released on the i-devices first.  It looks like Google is trying to change that, as it is being said that some of the apps coming out of the new lab they are developing will be Android exclusive.

So, you got an app idea?  You might want to see if you can find someone at Google to listen and pass you on up the chain.  More on this as it develops.

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