PocketGear, Inc. today announced the acquisition of Handango, the leading provider of smartphone applications globally, creating the world’s largest cross platform, open app store and content marketplace with a catalog of more than 140,000 paid and free titles.
February 23, 2010 – Now this is intriguing. PocketGear has just acquired its former competitor Handango in the cross-platform app store space, and can now claim a library of software that places it right alongside Apple's App Store in terms of the pure number of applications on offer. <Read>
February 23, 2010 – Mobile app store PocketGear is announcing today that it has acquired Handango, a big maker of smartphone apps. The combination will create the world’s largest cross-platform, open app store and content market with more than 140,000 paid and free titles. <Read>
February 23, 2010 – Handango, one of the original mobile app distributors, has been acquired by PocketGear in a deal announced this morning, the terms of which were not disclosed. An 11-year-old Dallas-area firm, Handango — like its rival Handmark — helped pioneer the app store model by distributing apps to devices running Palm, Windows [...]