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Mobile Applications and Their Delivery Platforms
September/October 2011 (vol. 13 no. 5)
pp. 51-56
Marcelo Nogueira Cortimiglia, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Antonio Ghezzi, Politecnico di Milano
Filippo Renga, Politecnico di Milano

Mobile applications are a multibillion-dollar business. Understanding the business strategies behind them and the characteristics of their distinct delivery platform—the mobile app store—provides a glimpse into the emerging convergence of mobile-Web applications.

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Keywords: Mobile application stores, mobile applications, mobile-Internet convergence, information technology
Marcelo Nogueira Cortimiglia, Antonio Ghezzi, Filippo Renga, "Mobile Applications and Their Delivery Platforms," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 51-56, Sept.-Oct. 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.84
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