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Etsy pops in IPO debut despite not yet turning a profit

Popular peer-2-peer e-commerce site Etsy finished its initial public offering on a high note. The company priced its IPO at $16 overnight (the upper end of its expected $14 to $16 range) with shares debuting at $31 on the Nasdaq Thursday morning.

Amazon Android App store coming to Europe, devs earn more cash

To encourage growth, Amazon has announced changes for developers submitting apps to its Android App store as well as revealing the portal will expand to European countries following the success of its US launch last March. The UK, France, Italy, Germany and Spain will get access...

Mobile app rating system set to launch without Google, Apple

Last week, the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) and CTIA, a wireless industry conglomerate, announced plans to roll out a content rating system targeted exclusively at mobile apps. On Tuesday, details about the system emerged and it appears Android and…

Apple leads Android by 1200% in apps revenue

While Android has almost caught up to iOS in the race for apps, Apple is still far ahead of Google when it comes to revenue generated by those apps. The numbers for this revelation come from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster and suggests that Android users are...

HP gives $50 app credit to TouchPad early adopters

Early adopters of HP’s TouchPad tablet have a little less to be upset with after seeing prices drop sharply in recent days. Over the weekend HP announced that qualifying early adopters would receive a $50 credit for use in the…