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The Top Streaming Platform Newcomers

The Top Streaming Platform Newcomers

The streaming wars are upon us. While services like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and Amazon have long represented the vanguard of the industry, a number of newcomers have begun to turn some heads, portending potentially seismic realignments in the digital ... - read more »

10 Trending Productivity Apps in 2021

10 Trending Productivity Apps in 2021

Coronavirus caught everyone off guard. Fortunately, in our increasingly digital world, adapting to “new normals” has never been easier. In-person meetings were swapped out for video calls on Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and other platforms; trade shows ... - read more »

GameStop Fallout: Winners, Losers, and the State of Play

GameStop Fallout: Winners, Losers, and the State of Play

Back in January, social media was abuzz with talk of “memestocks,” Wall Street Bets, and GameStop. You couldn’t throw a stone into a socially-distanced supermarket without beaning an expert on Short Selling in the head, or knocking the ... - read more »

NEW: Download Estimates API, Changelog API, Historical Plan

NEW: Download Estimates API, Changelog API, Historical Plan

We’ve released two new APIs and launched the “Historical Plan.” Now, with 42matters, you’ll have programmatic API access to both app download estimates and changelogs. In addition, our APIs now offer access to historical data. Over the ... - read more »

NEW: Introducing the SDK Explorer from 42matters

NEW: Introducing the SDK Explorer from 42matters

We’ve launched the 42matters SDK Explorer! Now, you’ll be able to browse the mobile software development kit (SDK) landscape, gaining insight into SDK developers, app category market share, and a variety of other metrics.Last week, we kicked things ... - read more »

What’s up With Clubhouse, the Mysterious Audio Chat App?

What’s up With Clubhouse, the Mysterious Audio Chat App?

Clubhouse is an invitation-only drop-in audio social networking app. Launched in April 2020, during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the app first gained widespread notoriety after Elon Musk was interviewed on Good Time, a show broadcast over the ... - read more »

NEW: App Export History via the 42matters Explorer

NEW: App Export History via the 42matters Explorer

We’ve added a new feature to the 42matters Explorer! Now, you’ll be able to view your app export history for all iOS and Android queries conducted on the Explorer platform. A few weeks ago, we launched a spate of new features on the 42matters ... - read more »

How GameStop Impacted Robinhood, Reddit, WeBull, and Others

How GameStop Impacted Robinhood, Reddit, WeBull, and Others

How Wall Street Bets and GameStop Impacted the financial app market, including: Robinhood, Reddit, Coinbase, WeBull, Fidelity Investments, and Cash App. It’s hard to imagine anything topping the peculiarities of 2020, but 2021 is off to a hot ... - read more »

X-Mode Controversy: Find Apps that Track Location Data

X-Mode Controversy: Find Apps that Track Location Data

X-Mode Social Inc., an American company specialized in location data, has come under intense scrutiny in recent months for selling user-generated location data collected by their software development kit (SDK) to defense contractors that work with the US ... - read more »

NEW: Required Capabilities for iOS Apps

NEW: Required Capabilities for iOS Apps

We’ve added a new filter to the 42matters Explorer! Now, you’ll be able to sort all iOS apps available on the Apple App Store based on their required capabilities.   Over the past couple weeks, we’ve announced the arrival of six new ... - read more »