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The Wall Street Journal will be killing its Windows 10 app at the end of the month

The Wall Street Journal has long been a supporter of the Windows Store, all the way back to the Windows Phone 7 days when it was called the Marketplace. Since then, the news outlet made a new app to coincide with the Windows 8 launch, and then refreshed it again with a UWP app for Windows 10.

But those days seem to be ending soon, as the company updated its listing in the Windows Store to say that it will be discontinuing the app on June 30.

The Windows 10 app will be discontinued on June 30th. You can access the same content and more on WSJ.com and our iOS and Android mobile apps.

Of course, it's hardly surprising when a company kills off its app for Windows phones, or an old Windows 8 app, but this is one of the first major instances where a UWP app is being discontinued. Microsoft says that there are 669,000 apps in the Windows Store, with "hundreds" more added every day, but we still don't know just how popular PC usage of Store apps is, as the desktop represents the vast majority of the over 500 million Windows 10 users.

It's unclear if the app will continue to work after the end of the month, but the one thing that's certain is that it won't be available from the Store.

Via Windows Central

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