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App market could be worth $100B by 2020; developers need to leverage big data to get a piece

The app market could be worth $100 billion by 2020, and developers will need help from big data to find ways to get a piece of the pie, according to an article at TechRepublic.

Google reportedly tests new Android app install feature directly from search results

Google has pushed a new app install function for some Android users that cuts out the need to jump to the Play Store.

Amazon officially launches its AWS IoT platform

Amazon Web Services is officially launching its AWS IoT platform, which it unveiled in beta form at its re:Invent conference in October and invited developers to work on IoT apps using the platform.

'BackStab' the latest vulnerability in Apple's iOS security

Apple's iOS security rep has been under attack recently by a series of reports about vulnerabilities in iOS apps. The latest example is the "BackStab" attack used to steal private information from iOS device backup files stored on a victim's computer, according to research released Monday by Palo Alto Networks.

Microsoft gearing up to launch Windows Store for Business

After first unveiling the concept in November last year, Microsoft is putting the finishing touches on its Windows Store for Business for Windows 10. 

Microsoft updates Outlook mobile app with Sunrise, UI design elements

The Outlook team announced on its blog this week a redesign for its mobile application, which includes integrating the Sunrise calendar app within the email client.

Apple balks at memory-saving app slicing tech in iOS 9

Apple promised but failed to deliver app "thinning" technology in iOS 9 designed to reduce the drain apps have on phones with smaller memories, such as the recently released 16GB iPhone 6s, reported Larry Loeb, a blogger with InformationWeek.

App developers feel overwhelmed by IoT data

I came across an interesting survey about app developers and the Internet of Things. Close to one-third of 675 app developers surveyed by Harbor Research feel "overwhelmed" by the data generated by the Internet of Things.  

Surviving and thriving in the new app economy

FierceCIO speaks with Otto Berkes, CTO at CA Technologies, about the firm's new study on "The Battle for Competitive Advantage in the App Economy" and what it means for the CIO.

Frustration felt by Apple Watch app developers could be eased with new tool kit

Apple is expected to unveil an app development tool kit for Apple Watch at its Worldwide Developers Conference that begins on Monday, the New York Times reported.