In a joint effort by multiple countries with help from Europol, authorities arrested an Australian citizen linked to DarkMarket and proceeded to shut down over 20 site servers in Ukraine and Moldova.
Microsoft has released the fourth Flight Simulator patch, version 188.8.131.52, bringing fixes for a bunch of issues with the VFR map causing crashes, problems with the UI, Marketplace, and more.
This week's development update brings news regarding the Partnership Series, a new Feedback Snapshot, an updated SDK, new introductions to the Marketplace, a world update, and more.
This week's development update for Microsoft Flight Simulator focuses on highlights for the upcoming patch, a new marketplace update, and more on deliverables such as the Feature Discovery Series.
Walmart announced today that it is partnering up with e-commerce platform Shopify in order to expand its online marketplace. The goal is to add Shopify sellers to the Walmart Marketplace.
Facebook Marketplace has turned two years old today and to celebrate, the social media giant is bringing new artificial intelligence features to the service in order to enhance the experience.
Facebook has announced that a job hunting tool, that it launched in the U.S. and Canada last year, will arrive in 40 countries soon. The tool lets potential employees get connected to businesses.
Facebook has started another rollout of its Marketplace feature to 17 more European countries. Once the rollout is complete, everyone in Northen and Western Europe will have access to Marketplace.
Facebook has relaunched one of its old features: Marketplace. It allows users to post items for sale, and find what others nearby are selling. Crucially, this is only for users, not companies.
Microsoft has announced that its Games for Windows Live marketplace will close on August 22. Buying new games and content won't be possible after that, but the service will remain available, for now.
Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 haven't yet got all the apps that rival platforms enjoy - but which apps would you most like to see on Microsoft-powered devices? Join in the discussion and let us know.
Microsoft looks like its removing its Microsoft Points system as a method of payment in later builds of Windows 8. One can only wonder whether this change will show itself on the Zune and Xbox.
Today Microsoft has begun disallowing Windows Phone handsets that are not Mango or higher from using any action in the Windows Phone marketplace. The change will be rolling out over the next few days.
Today marks the final step in the death of the Marketplace for Windows Mobile 6.x, with the service shutting down two and a half years after it opened in late 2009
The Windows Phone Marketplace now has over 90,000 apps, but if you wanted to see an image of the top 10k selling apps, today is your lucky day.
Days after the Windows Phone Marketplace reached 80,000 apps worldwide, Microsoft tells developers to expect delays in its app certification process, and warns that longer delays are possible.
Terry Myerson, head of Microsoft's Windows Phone division, admits that the company has not done the best job in "telling the Windows Phone story" to the world.
If you think that Windows Phone has a small app store, think again as the Marketplace has now surpassed 80,000 published applications.
Microsoft has begun to add ESRB ratings to titles in the Windows Phone Marketplace in an effort to make it more approachable for mobile gamers.
The scourge of Microsoft Points - the confusing and inconsistently applied digital currency system - will soon be over, as plans are revealed to replace them with cash payments by the end of 2012.
A new milestone has been reached with the Windows Phone Marketplace. A mere 25 days after reaching 50K, the store has now claimed a further 10,000 additions to its portfolio.
We take a look at how the major app stores performed in 2011, identifying the store that saw the most growth, the one that generated the most revenue, and the world's most downloaded app of the year.
If you're an app developer living in The Netherlands and don't yet own a Windows Phone, this could be your chance to get on board and grab a free HTC Surround, for just three marketplace apps.
It was only a couple days ago that it was rumored that Lync was about to land in the Windows Phone Marketplace and now the rumor has come true as the official app is available for download.
Google has announced that the Android Market has reached the 10 billion app download mark. To celebrate it has put a number of apps on sale today for 10 cent each, including Minecraft.
Windows Phone 7 launched one year ago, with a handful of devices and a pretty slim line-up of apps. Now, one year on, we look at how the app ecosystem has developed, and what's next for the mobile OS.
We review the new 2.0 version of Google TV, the software update to Google's TV platform that is currently available on some Sony televisions and will be coming soon to Logitech's Revue set-top box.
Microsoft is expanding is Marketplace footprint to China and India. The new update will allow developers in China to register via App Hub and begin submitting new apps.
Ahead of the launch of Mango (rumored for later today), Microsoft have launched a web version of their Marketplace so users can browse and discover apps from the comfort of their browser.
Microsoft's Windows Phone Marketplace has been hit with a c101b00b error when trying to download applications, it appears that app updates are unaffected.
Microsoft have hit another milestone - 30,000 apps on the Windows Phone marketplace, twice as fast as Android.
Google made a move that many people may not see the importance of at present, but one that represents an exciting new future for Android developers. The APK file format is used by Android devices,...
Microsoft has been busy preparing their next release of Windows Phone 7, codenamed "Mango." The update is available to developers in beta form now, and is part of a massive overhaul to the platform. As...
At WPC 2011, Microsoft has just announced that there are now over 22k applications in its marketplace and in 8 months, they have overtaken BBOS AppWorld, which has been available for two years. This achievement shows...
Just 8 months after the platform’s launch, Windows Phone 7 has hit the 25,000 app milestone – and it doesn’t appear to be slowing down at all. WindowsPhoneApplist is currently sporting 25,018 applications in its...
Since the launch of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft has been slowly phasing out support for their legacy mobile operating system, Windows Mobile. Earlier today Microsoft sent a message to users of Windows Mobile 6.x devices,...
As we saw at the beginning of this week, the number of apps on the Windows Phone 7 marketplace hit 20,000, but a number of them were considered spam apps by developers. An example of...
The Xbox and Xbox 360 consoles from Microsoft has been promoted by the company as a game console first and foremost. However, Microsoft has announced that the console is being used more and more for...
As any Windows Phone user or developer will know, finding stuff in the Marketplace isn’t always easy. The clumsy Marketplace search system, which bundles apps, artists, songs and albums into one long random list for...
There are many new features coming to the Windows Phone platform when the 'Mango' update is deployed later this year. Along with all of the new features, Microsoft has also announced that there will now...