Google shifts focus from Web to mobile apps

Google is seeking mobile app development talent to capture a stake in the lucrative mobile apps market.

By Tony Bradley, PC World |  Personal Tech, Google, mobile apps

A quick look at the Google products page illustrates the diversity of the Web apps created by Google. With the trend toward mobile platforms like smartphones and tablets, Google is staying ahead of the game by shifting gears and focusing development efforts on mobile apps.

Google can't expect to pass--or even catch up to--the volume of apps available for iOS simply by hiring a team of mobile app developers. But, by creating solid, quality apps that add value to the mobile experience Google can carve out a dominant piece of that mobile app market pie and be the sort of catalyst for mobile apps that it has been for Web apps.


Originally published on PC World |  Click here to read the original story.
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