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Verizon Wireless to shut down app store

Tuesday 6 November 2012 | 15:35 CET | News
Verizon Wireless announced it plans to shut down its branded app store as of January, according to an article on All Things D. The marketplace Vcast Apps was set up by Verizon in March 2010 to serve as an alternative spot for customers to get Blackberry and Android apps. Verizon has said nearly all of the apps in its store, known as Verizon Apps, are available in other marketplaces. The company anticipates it will complete the removal process of its app store by 27 March 2013, Verizon said it a blog post. Verizon partnered with Chomp to revamp the store last year, although that company was

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