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Patrick Mork of GetJar is now Marketing Director for Mobile Apps at Google

Congratulations to Patrick Mork who has been leading the marketing team at mobile apps giant GetJar. Patrick is off to pastures new — Google pastures, to be precise. He’s going to be taking a bit of time out then he joins the Googleplex as Marketing Director for Mobile Applications. I’ve me the chap often at […]

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GetJar receives $11m Series B funding to keep growing

Congratulations to the team at GetJar who have just secured a further $11m of funding for their Series B round from Accel Partners. Rich Wong of Accel explains: “We doubled down in this Series B due to GetJarā€™s momentum as the leading open platform in the mobile apps space. Mobile app developers need to get […]

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GetJar’s Top 20 downloaded apps in March revealed

Patrick over at GetJar just published their recent “GetChart” for March, listing the top 20 most popular downloads by their United States visitors. Facebook is predictably still right at the top. That’s done something well in advance of 50m downloads on GetJar to date. It’s good to see Nimbuzz in there at number 7, followed […]

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Blacklisted GetJar now on every operator’s Whitelist

I followed up with Patrick Mork, VP Marketing of GetJar (got a video of him coming from the MIR Developer Networking event). I wanted to know more about how operators are reacting to GetJar nowadays. For a long time, mobile operators were seeing services such as GetJar (effectively a huge, free app store for mobile […]