The online retail giant has announced that developers will be able to submit their apps for distribution in 200 territories, from Vatican City to Papua New Guinea, with the Amazon Appstore For Android. Amazon's Mike George describes it as a "complete end-to-end solution for developers."
If you need to tip a street busker with your smartphone, find a parking space, or see how long it will be before you can get a seat at Galatiores, New Orleans' tech leaders have made sure there's an app for that.
Stuck in the unfortunate shadows of Bravo's new show "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," which assures us that geeks are definitely the new rock stars, is a new series about developers that is trying really hard not to be stupid.
For every developer making millions in Apple's app store, there are several thousand who've had their dreams of app superstardom smashed into a million little pixels. Given its unpredictability, what makes the App Store so popular with developers--and how can you succeed? One developer's tale of hitting the Apple jackpot.