Industry Analysis

The App Economy in 2014: Where’s the Money?

On the surface, 2013 looks like the year that Google and Apple in tandem crushed all the other smartphone operating systems. Google and Apple accounted for 94 percent of smartphone sales in Q4 2013, and the trend looks like it will continue in 2014. 2013 also looks like the year Google finally beat Apple. By…

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Python 3 Adoption for Web Apps

As highlighted recently by Alex Gaynor in his recent blog post ‘About Python 3’, it has now been five years since Python 3.0 was released. As Alex comments, it was widely expected that adoption of Python 3 was going to be a long process with a target date of roughly five years, although it is…

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Webinar: New Relic and IDC to Examine Changing Landscape of SaaS APM

Cloud, mobile, and web platforms are bringing added complexity into application development environments, especially as applications cross multiple tiers. Yet in order to meet end-user expectations, these newer platforms are no longer just nice-to-haves—they’re increasingly being considered must-haves. Is your APM solution capable of keeping up? You can find out in a live webinar hosted…

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Three Factors Driving Mobile Revenue in the Next Three Years

The annual revenue generated by mobile content is predicted to surge from $40 billion to $65 billion by 2016, according to new information released by Juniper Research. This jump will be driven primarily by the greater market penetration of tablet devices, and by tablet game, video and eBook purchases, Juniper predicts. A Shift Toward Tablets…

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Mobile App Industry to Reach Record Revenue in 2013

The mobile app industry is booming these days and is only going to get bigger. Gartner is predicting that worldwide revenue from app stores will increase this year by 62%, bringing the total industry revenue to $25 billion dollars. According to statistics published by Gartner in September 2012, global app store downloads were predicted to…

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