The digest of news from the world of mobile development for the last week No. 22 (August 26 - September 1, 2013)

We finally all returned from the holidays, and continue to release our digests. This week they wrote about how to legally work with Google Play, Unity 3D became 2D and offered a number of new services, the USA is losing its leadership in the application market - it is becoming truly global.

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Google Play - working legally!

A story about how to make your hobby for developing Android applications a small but official business. About how to legally receive money earned on Google Play, about the "scary" currency control and the "mysterious" transaction passport. .

Unity: 2D, advertising and publishing

At the UNITE conference in Vancouver, the head of the company, David Helgason, announced three new products of the most popular game engine, which is already used by more than 400,000 people: official support for 2D games, the built-in advertising service Unity Cloud and the new publishing unit of Unity Games.

Tighter rules for Google Play developers. Complete prohibition of push ads

Google has released a major update to the rules of the program for developers of applications for Google Play. No matter who you are, the user or the developer, you should be aware of these changes.

The US is losing ground in the global application market

According to a new study from Flurry, an analytic firm published this morning, the US is no longer the leader in the number of applications created, the country's share in the global application market fell from 45% in 2011 to 36% in 2013.


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