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freemium

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ACCC investigates 'freemium' apps aimed at kids

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it is now investigating apps that aggressively promote in-app purchases to children.

By 10 September 2013

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European Commission to investigate "freemium" apps

Several months after the ACCC announced its investigation into freemium apps, the European Commission is launching its own inquiry.

By 3 March 2014

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How to do freemium right

Everywhere you look, games are going free-to-play, which sounds like a good thing. But sometimes the ways developers try to part you from your money are anything but fun.

By 18 December 2013

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ACCAN calls ACCC to action over 'freemium' games

ACCAN has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to investigate mobile games that aggressively promote in-app purchasing.

By 16 May 2013

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EA's Real Racing 3 a hit despite 'freemium' gripes

The mobile racing simulator boasts more downloads in its first week than Real Racing and Real Racing 2 combined. Also, don't expect a Real Racing 4 anytime soon; there are no plans for one.

By 16 March 2013

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The roads to freemium: Turning downloaders into customers

commentary With paid apps a tough sell and mobile advertising a slog, app makers are getting craftier at finding ways to to get paid.

By 8 October 2013

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Real Racing 3 accelerates EA's 'freemium' push

CNET takes an unusual trip to EA in Los Angeles and gets some hands-on time with Real Racing 3, which launches for free on February 28 for iOS and Android users.

By 12 February 2013

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The 404 Show 1,557: Doodle Jump creator Igor Pusenjak (podcast)

Today Jeff sits down with Doodle Jump creator Igor Pusenjak to talk about the 5th anniversary of his game that wound up being the the 3rd most paid iPhone game ever. Igor also has thoughts on the Apple Watch and the "freemium" platform.

By 25 September 2014

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The 404 Show 1,557: Doodle Jump creator Igor Pusenjak (podcast)

Today Jeff sits down with Doodle Jump creator Igor Pusenjak to talk about the 5th anniversary of his game that wound up being the the 3rd most paid iPhone game ever. Igor also has thoughts on the Apple Watch and the "freemium" platform.

By 25 September 2014

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Lookout Mobile Security nabs $150 million in funding

As it prepares for a larger push beyond consumers into the business market, Lookout Mobile Security locks down one of the largest rounds of funding ever disclosed for a tech security firm.

By 13 August 2014