“Microsoft is wooing developers for a February opening of its first ‘app store’ for computers,” Glenn Chapman reports for The New Zealand Herald.
“The Windows Store will open in late February when Microsoft releases a test version of its next-generation Windows 8 operating system,” Chapman reports. “‘I think we are going to do great,’ Windows Web Services vice president Antoine Leblond said as he gave developers and press a preview of the store in a San Francisco art gallery.”
Chapman reports, “Microsoft will take 30 percent of the revenue from application sales. After selling $25,000 worth of an application, the developers share climbs to 80 percent. Developers get to keep all the money from in-application transactions.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Déjà vu all over again.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “J Gill” for the heads up.]
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