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Apple revamps App Store Review Guidelines to ease app development

Apple has modified the review guidelines for its App Store and Mac App Store to make it easier for developers to get their submissions approved faster than ever before.

Gartner: Enterprise mobile development spending is too low to meet demand

Even though demand for mobile apps in the enterprise is increasing, enterprise mobile app development's average budget proportion has actually declined since last year.

Apple's iOS 10: Five key features developers will love

For Apple, iOS 10 represents "the biggest release ever of the world's most advanced mobile operating system." Here are five things that mobile developers need to know about the latest version.

App-install ad revenue tracks toward $5.5B in 2016

Mobile app-install ads, that is, ad units that direct users to download a mobile app, may drive U.S. mobile ad revenue growth over the next few years.

Apple's WWDC 2016 an iOS watershed for developers

Apple wants to empower developers to deliver a "world-changing" experience through its platforms, a mission the company promoted in its keynote address at this week's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Apple's new Search Ads, revamped subscription updates leave devs dubious

Apple has introduced new tools and capabilities designed to help developers "engage with new and existing customers on the App Store." Developers aren't so sure that the capabilities are a plus for them, however.

Is Microsoft officially waving the white flag on Windows Phone development?

Microsoft recently announced plans to "streamline" its smartphone hardware business, a move that could affect Windows Phone developers worldwide. Although nothing is official, Microsoft appears ready to move past Windows Phone development, and the move may prove to be a good one for a number of reasons.

One-third of consumers will give up on a brand after one poor mobile experience, study shows

Most consumers would "take action" against a brand that failed to meet their expectations, according to a new study conducted by experienced management platform provider Sitecore and technology market research firm Vanson Bourne. 

More than 75 percent of new app users fail to return the day after first use, study shows

User retention remains an ongoing challenge for many mobile application developers, which is reflected in a new study from mobile marketing automation platform provider Appboy. 

Android Wear 2.0, Daydream mobile VR highlight 'the next evolution of Google'

Google showcased its Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch and Daydream mobile virtual reality technologies at Google I/O in Mountain View, California last week, and both tools could reshape the way developers collaborate with the technology giant.