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Fortumo offers advertising credit to Windows developers

Earlier this year, mobile payments specialist Fortumo launched a fund for Windows Phone and Windows 8 developers. The fund basically provided financial incentives to developers who integrated Fortumo payments into their successful games and apps. That program has run its course, awarding a total of one million dollars to the developers who qualified. Now Fortumo is back with a new...

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Mobile payment provider Fortumo launches fund for Windows Phone and Windows 8 developers

Mobile payment provider Fortumo launches fund for Windows Phone and Windows 8 developers

In-App Purchases are extremely common in mobile apps and games these days. As an AT&T customer, I have the option of paying for Windows Phone IAPs by credit card, carrier billing, or Microsoft account. People with different carriers or living in other countries might not have access to those same payment methods. And you normally couldn’t use carrier billing for Windows 8 purchases...

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Ragdoll Run on Windows Phone and Windows 8 adds carrier billing for In-App Purchases

Ragdoll Run on Windows Phone and Windows 8 adds carrier billing for In-App Purchases

Earlier this year, we brought news of a mobile payment system called Fortumo extending its support to Windows Phone and Windows 8. Fortumo allows developers to add mobile carrier billing to their games and apps, even on platforms that don’t normally support In-App Purchases  like Windows Phone 7. Fortumo’s carrier billing can allow users living in countries where credit cards are...

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Interview: Microsoft and Fortumo team up to offer mobile payments to developers

Interview: Microsoft and Fortumo team up to offer mobile payments to developers

While everyone here has played a game or used an app that offers some kind of in-app-purchase (IAP), most of us probably don’t give the mobile payment systems that work behind the scenes much thought. And yet developers certainly have to consider mobile payment systems if they’re going to accept payments from users. At GDC last week, we had the opportunity to speak with Rain Rannu, the...

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