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MoffettNathanson: Facebook apps surge in Q4 while Periscope drives Twitter downloads

Facebook saw a 56 percent year-over-year increase in worldwide downloads of its Android and iOS apps during the fourth quarter, according to MoffettNathanson.

Quixey: Consumers want the functionality of mobile apps, convenience of mobile Web

Mobile consumers are divided on which they prefer, mobile apps or mobile Web, according to a recent report from Quixey. The firm commissioned a survey of about 1,000 people to get an idea of how they prefer to use mobile internet.

What are employers looking for in Android developers? 5 things you need to know

For current or soon-to-be Android developers, welcome to the cool kids' table! There is high demand for those who possess the skills and know-how to create Android apps, which is reflected in recent data.

What enterprise app developers need to know about MSA

For consumer app developers that want to make a move into enterprise work, even on a contract basis, getting up to speed quickly on MSA is probably a good idea.

Iron Man could become an app developer role model

He has fought--and won--battles against warlords, terrorists and (with his fellow Avengers) invaders from outer space. Can it really be that difficult for Iron Man to take on smartphone users?

Meet Jibo, the robot that may become app developers' new best friend

Forget about the iPhone 6 for a minute. Put aside the Samsung Galaxy 5, the Moto-E and other new devices entering the market. Now take a look at this and imagine, for a moment, that it was the app development platform of the future. Because, despite first impressions, it might be.

Time Warner Cable leads the pay-TV app segment

Time Warner Cable has become the dominant pay TV distributor app provider. Unlike other cable MSOs, TWC has been more open to supporting apps on various devices, including the iPad, iPhone, Android-based wireless devices as well as Samsung's connected TVs and Roku's streaming video set-tops.

'Disney Animated' the top app of August

Each month,  FierceMobileContent  looks at the best and brightest, spotlighting the new apps that you need to download to your smartphone ASAP. This month, Editor Jason Ankeny selected "Disney Animated" as the best of the bunch for August. For the full list and details,  check out this special report.

AppNation: App economy will double to $151B by 2017

Over the next four years, money flowing through mobile apps will reach $151 billion, or double the amount today, according to the first report published by AppNation. The conference producer surveyed 2,500 U.S. consumers and aggregated data from Flurry and others as part of its research.

Skippable ads could spell new revenue opportunities for video providers

The developers of online game Candy Crush Saga, which is offered on Apple's App Store, allows users to skip ads by paying an up-front fee. Josh Wein, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, examines how "skippable ads" could become a potential revenue source for service providers