As a follow up from last week’s article on Apple’s newest contest, the 10th billion app download has happened yesterday. And if you saw our article with the projected date and time when the 10th billion app would be downloaded or you checked out Tenbillionapps at all, you’d know that
Apple may be helping with the next step of integrating mobile ads into App Store software for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad in the same way that they might include any other graphical or interface lements into their apps.
According to AppleInsider, a recently posted job listing on the Apple web site is seeking a "Senior Interactive Web Developer" for a position located in Boston. The position describes the ideal candidate as developing a front-end Web user interface for "Development of compelling, interactive digital advertising experiences." The Senior Interactive Developer will "be involved in client discussions, proof-of-concept coding, working with and adding to the existing framework, production deliverables and more."
The Google Mobile team announced earlier today that they are now allowing AdWords advertisers to display their desktop-formatted image and text advertisements on any mobile handset with full HTML-capable browsers, including the iPhone and iPod touch, with no need to create mobile advertisements or mobile landing pages.
Pinch Media, the first analytics and advertising company solely for iPhone apps, and JumpTap, the leading mobile search and advertising company, have announced that they are joining forces to create Pinch Advertising, a new ad network for iPhone applications. The new service will combine the best of both offerings to provide developers not willing to charge money for their apps to give them away for free but still make a profit in doing so.