Google's app comeback losing steam

Google has turned Android into the most popular operating system for smartphones. And yet the platform may be losing ground to Apple’s iOS in a major area: new applications.

14th February, 2012
Google's app comeback losing steam
Apple retains its lead in terms of apps.

Google has turned Android into the most popular operating system for smartphones. And yet the platform may be losing ground to Apple’s iOS in a major area: new applications.

Relative to Apple, fewer apps were created for Android in January than a year earlier, according to Flurry, a company that analyses mobile-software data. Developers made roughly one new Android app for every three Apple apps, Flurry found. A year ago, they created two...

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