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MagAppZine's goal: From PDF to app in about 15 minutes

MagAppZine's goal: From PDF to app in about 15 minutes

MagAppZine looks to make mobile app creation easier for publishers.

The next TOC Sneak Peek webcast will feature Paul Canetti, founder of MagAppZine, a platform that allows publishers to create custom apps. Here, Canetti talks about starting the company and the benefits he sees for publishers.

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ePayments Week: The economics of in-app purchases

ePayments Week: The economics of in-app purchases

Gamers prefer consumables, cheap Android phones catch on in Kenya, and the anatomy of good apps.

Flurry says gamers are more likely to buy goods they use than ones that last. Also, Safaricom sells buckets of $80 Android phones in Kenya, and some thoughts on what makes a good app.

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FCC contest stimulates development of apps to help keep ISPs honest

FCC contest stimulates development of apps to help keep ISPs honest

The winners of the FCC's Open Internet challenge provide consumers with new tools to monitor ISPs.

The FCC Open Internet Challenge stimulated the creation of a new mobile application that enables consumers to analyze the performance of their mobile broadband network. Combined with the other two winners of the challenge, consumers now have better tools to measure their Internet service.

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There are bigger issues surrounding the .gov review

There are bigger issues surrounding the .gov review

The efforts behind .gov reform go beyond domain management.

The U.S. federal government's web reform effort isn't just about reducing the number of websites and saving associated design or maintenance costs. It's about improving citizens' access to information and services.

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Open government data to fuel Kenya's app economy

Open government data to fuel Kenya's app economy

The launch of Open Kenya suggests government as a platform is growing.

The government of Kenya has launched Open Kenya, an open data platform, and it's looking to the country's dynamic development community to make useful applications for its citizens.

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ePayments Week: AliPay gets physical

ePayments Week: AliPay gets physical

Barcodes in china, acoustic fingerprinting, and mCommerce is on the rise.

China's top online payment service launches a barcode payment system. Also, an app looks for acoustic fingerprints and mCommerce is predicted to hit $670 billion by 2015.

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The iPhone, the Angry Bird and the Pink Elephant

The iPhone, the Angry Bird and the Pink Elephant

Will Post-PC battles lead to a war of attrition for developers?

Lost amidst the tremendous success of mobile platforms is that they seem designed to create surplus. This makes it incredibly hard for developers to achieve the breakout success seen in past computing waves.

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Four core takeaways from Apple's WWDC keynote

Four core takeaways from Apple's WWDC keynote

The WWDC keynote clarified Apple's Post-PC vision and hinted at disruption and competition to come.

Mark Sigal says Apple's WWDC keynote was designed to deliver an awe-inspiring but chilling message: Whether you're a prospective customer, developer, channel partner, or competitor, "resistance to Apple is futile."

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10 ways to botch a mobile app

10 ways to botch a mobile app

Give your mobile app a better shot at success by avoiding these common mistakes.

With the aim of injecting reason and business know-how into the app development process, "App Savvy" author Ken Yarmosh outlines the top 10 reasons why apps often falter or fail.

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Radar's top stories: May 23-27, 2011

Radar's top stories: May 23-27, 2011

The data differences between PC software and mobile apps, "human density data," and lessons from the Victorian age.

This week on Radar: A deep look at how PC-based software and mobile apps handle data acquisition; why "human density data" could be a game changer; interesting data lessons from the Victorian age; friction at the eG8 forum; and a look at Google's new Wallet.

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