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Google Play Store surpasses 15 billion downloads

After reports surfaced claiming the Google Play Store was about to reach 15 billion app downloads, Google confirmed to TechCrunch that it reached the milestone “a few weeks ago.” Apple reached the same >>

More than half of Internet traffic is ‘non-human’

A new study suggests that more than half of all Internet traffic is generated by non-human sources such as hacking software, scrapers and automated spam mechanisms. The majority of this non-human traffic, according >>

Windows 8 Consumer Preview downloads top 1 million

Microsoft announced on Thursday that its Windows 8 Consumer Preview has been downloaded a million times. “One day later…one million downloads of the consumer preview,” a Microsoft spokesperson posted on the company’s Building >>

Canalys: Android apps are too expensive

iPhone users may be more inclined to pay for apps than their Android-toting counterparts because apps in the Android Market are usually priced much higher, according to market research firm Canalys.The company on >>