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Microsoft has confirmed it will change the name of the Windows Phone Marketplace app download service to simply Windows Phone Store, along with improvements to the Windows Phone website.
Microsoft has now resumed publishing new Windows Phone apps, after halting their launches earlier this week due to a problem with the digital certificates used to sign the apps.
Microsoft may have changed the branding of the Windows Phone download store, Windows Phone Marketplace, to simply the Windows Phone Store as part of its new Windows Phone Dev Center launch.
Microsoft has offered up some new tips for Windows Phone app developers designed to help their apps earn more money than others, including using dynamic Live Tiles and more.
Microsoft has announced that its Windows Phone App Hub will be unavailable for Windows Phone app developers on Monday, August 6th for less than 24 hours as part of a planned back end upgrade.
Microsoft has announced that its Windows Phone Marketplace officially has 100,000 apps available to download for Windows Phone users at its developer summit today.
Microsoft has announced that it has taken steps to cut down the publishing times for Windows Phone apps in the Windows Phone Marketplace along with fixing some issues with the App Hub.
Windows Phone users can now download the new and free Wall Street Journal Live app with videos and other content from the well known business newspaper and website outlet
The Windows Phone Marketplace has now exceeded the 90,000 app mark with an average of about 250 apps being added to the Windows Phone downloadable app store every day.
Microsoft has sent another reminder to Windows Phone users, saying that the company still plans at some point to force people to update to Windows Phone 7.5 for access to the phone's app Marketplace.
The popular iOS and Android voice and texting app Viber has been released for Windows Phone users in a beta version; however, the first public version does not allow for voice calls.
Microsoft has announced that its Windows Phone Marketplace downloadable app store for Windows Phone devices has now gone live in 22 more countries around the world.
Microsoft has announced a number of ways it plans to improve its Windows Phone Marketplace downloadable app store, including monitoring keyword usage, checking for trademark violations and more.
Microsoft has announced it will soon remove the option to purchase Windows Phone apps from the Zune software. Windows Phone users will also have to upgrade to Windows Phone 7.5 to access apps.
The popular music download service 7digital has finally released a version of its app for Windows Phone, allowing those device users access to the service's 18 million music tracks.
Microsoft has announced it plans to address some issues with submitting apps to the Windows Phone Marketplace due to the larger amount of apps that are being submitted.
Microsoft has announced that the Windows Phone Marketplace is expanding again, becoming available in thirteen new countries, including Iceland, Turkey and Venezuela, bringing the total to 54.
As promised, Microsoft has announced that Windows Phone app developers can now submit their creations to be sold in a number of new countries including China, Iceland and more.
Google has released an update to the official free search app for Windows Phone users. The app includes an auto complete feature, a way to use your voice to search for items and more.
Microsoft has announced that the Windows Phone download store, Windows Phone Marketplace, will expand soon to make apps available for sale to 23 more countries, bring the total to 63 markets.
Microsoft's Windows Phone Marketplace had added a new Vimeo app, allowing users of the popular streaming video web site to view and even upload new videos to the service.
Microsoft has announced that it has added five more countries (Argentina, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, and the Philippines) where apps can be sold via the Windows Phone Marketplace.
Microsoft has announced that its Windows Phone Marketplace app download store will soon expand to six more countries, including China, bringing the total number to 41 countries.
A fake app that appears at first to be the official Spotify app has been found to have been approved and uploaded to Microsoft's Windows Phone Marketplace download store for Windows Phone devices.
A new report claims that Lumia-based smartphones from Nokia are now getting a "Nokia Collection" of Nokia-made apps in the Windows Phone Marketplace with no user intervention needed.
Microsoft's Windows Phone Marketplace has now reached the 50,000 app submission mark just a few days before the end of 2011, showing a faster app registration rate than first anticipated.
Microsoft's Windows Phone Marketplace has now reached the 45,000 apps mark, according to a new third-party survey.
A new study claims that Microsoft's Windows Phone Marketplace for Windows Phone users now has over 40,000 apps to choose from, compared to over 35,000 apps just a month ago.
As previously promised, the Tango video chat app is now available to download for free for owners of smartphones that have Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system.
Microsoft has announced that people who buy one of the four new Windows Phone 7-based devices from HTC and Samsung will get $25 in free downloads from the Windows Phone Marketplace.
Microsoft will put a new limit on how many apps a developer can publish on the Windows Phone Marketplace in a single day to just 10 programs, which is half the previous per-day app limit.