Definitions Edit

The App economy

consists of a core company that creates and maintains a platform (such as Blackberry, Facebook or the iPhone), which in turn spawns an ecosystem of big and small companies that produce apps and/or mobile devices for that platform.[1]
the range of economic activity surrounding mobile applications. . . . The app economy encompasses the sale of apps, ad revenue or public relations generated by free apps, and the hardware devices on which apps are designed to run.[2]

References Edit

  1. Power-Curve Society: The Future of Innovation, Opportunity and Social Equity in the Emerging Networked Economy, at 7.
  2. Technopedia, Glossary (full-text).