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Study: Older mobile users cling to email, younger generation prefers messaging apps

Surprise! Older mobile users like email and their younger counterparts prefer messaging applications, according to study results released Thursday by app analytics firm App Annie.

News Scan: ThinkingPhones gets $57M for mobile expansion; IoT key feature of office of the future; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Dec. 4, including even more VC funding for ThinkingPhones, what will be staples in the office of the future, how Latin America fleets are modernizing, a helpful app analytic tool from App Annie and another mobile payment solution from Line.

Freemium, in-app ads pass paid apps as the preferred way to generate mobile app revenue

Freemium and in-app advertising are outpacing paid apps as the preferred way to generate revenue for the mobile app industry, according to a joint study by App Annie and IDC.

Android games generate more cash than Sony, Nintendo handhelds in Q2

Consumer spending on games created for Google's Android outstripped spending on titles for gaming-optimized handheld devices for the first time ever during the second quarter of 2013, App Annie and IDC report.

How App Annie and Distimo are redefining app analytics

Two of the top companies focused on mobile analytics recently introduced services that could change the way app store performance is monitored over the next five years. App Annie said the latest...

Google Play beats iOS App Store in mobile app downloads in second quarter

Mobile app downloads from the Google Play store were about 10 percent higher than those from the iOS App Store in the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from App Annie.

App Annie: Google Play app downloads eclipse Apple's App Store in Q2

Application downloads from the Google Play digital storefront have surpassed downloads from Apple's rival App Store, but Apple's iOS continues to outpace Google's Android on app revenues, according to new data from mobile analytics firm App Annie.

App Annie: 'Candy Crush Saga' dominates iOS game revenues, downloads

King.com's  Candy Crush Saga  outpaced all other mobile games in Apple's App Store during May 2013, generating more downloads and revenues than any other title, according to mobile analytics firm App Annie's latest Index for Games.

Apple's iOS outstrips dedicated handhelds in gaming revenue, report finds

Worldwide consumer spending on mobile games optimized for Apple's iOS has eclipsed total spending on titles for dedicated gaming handhelds like the Sony PSP and Nintendo 3DS, according to a new report issued by researcher IDC and mobile analytics firm App Annie.

App Annie: Apple App Store revenues still 2.6x higher than Google Play

Apple's App Store generated revenues 2.6x greater than the rival Google Play storefront during the first quarter of 2013, down from a multiple of 4x during the fourth quarter of 2012, analytics provider App Annie reports.