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Increase the odds of getting your iOS app or mobile game 'Featured' by Apple

Despite the growing hoard of apps crowding the App Store, getting Featured might still be something developers want to keep in mind as they work on their next mobile game.

Report: Apple privately testing a U.S. MVNO, has eyes on Europe as well

Apple is privately testing an MVNO service in the U.S. but is also in talks with European carriers on an MVNO as well, according to a  Business Insider  report. The report, citing unnamed sources, said that although Apple will purchase wholesale wireless capacity from carriers as other MVNOs do, Apple's SIM card, which it uses in new iPad models, will switch between carriers to offer customers the best service.

Analysts: Smartphone growth slows to around 15% in Q2 thanks to weaker growth in U.S., China

The global smartphone market keeps on growing, it's just not growing as fast as it once did, according to industry research firms. In fact, thanks in large part to weaker sales growth in the U.S., Europe and China, the market is growing at its slowest rate in years.

iOS developers have plenty to say about Apple's reported changes to its App Store algorithm

Even though it might take a while for them to fully figure out what happened, iOS developers are starting to realize that Apple has changed the algorithm for its App Store rankings, and they may need to adjust their marketing strategies accordingly.

Apple, Amazon and other big online video distributors tell FCC not to regulate them as MVPDs

A group of large technology companies including Apple, Amazon and Microsoft are asking the FCC not to move forward with plans to regulate online video operators as MVPDs.

IHS Technology: Microsoft admits defeat in smartphone OS market with Windows 10

Microsoft has conceded defeat to Apple and Google in the smartphone market with the launch of Windows 10, its latest operating system, according to IHS Technology analyst Ian Fogg.

All those unfair app reviews have revealed a big flaw in Apple's public beta for iOS 9

Most of the time, developers know it's probably their fault when their app gets a bad review. The recent problems involving iOS 9 beta, however, show that there are some times when even a developer's best work can't truly stand on its own.

T-Mobile lets customers get free upgrade to next iPhone, lock in $15 monthly fee

T-Mobile US is partnering with Apple for its latest "Un-Carrier Amped" move and is letting customers who upgraded to a new iPhone 6 at a cost of $15 per month in device fees keep that price and swap the old phone out for the next iPhone for free.

Report indicates smartphone 'kill switch' not foolproof

According to a new report by the Wall Street Journal, smartphone "kill switches" may not be as effective as they initially appeared. The publication noted that iPhone thefts and robberies in Seattle increased by more than 30 percent in the year after Apple introduced the function to its iPhones, which it did in September 2013.

Apple Music, Sling TV pave the way for Apple's TV strategy... but time is running out

There was one topic conspicuous in its absence during Apple's quarterly conference call this week: The company's plans for the TV. And that's surprising given the TV industry's remarkably rapid embrace of everything a la carte and OTT, from HBO Now to Showtime's OTT service to Dish's Sling TV to Comcast's Stream.