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    Published Date: 26-Dec-2019
Analysts ranked the most downloaded applications of the decade

Full dominance in the segment of downloaded applications showed the company Facebook. Four products belonging to her led the rating. In total, there were eight applications developed in the United States, and two created in China

The analytical company App Annie has published ratings of the most downloaded applications and games over the past decade, and also named the most successful of them in terms of consumer spending.

The ranking of the most downloaded applications for the period from 2010 to 2019 inclusively was headed by Facebook. Immediately four applications belonging to her turned out to be the leaders of the list – Facebook, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram.

In total, 10 applications were included in the rating, eight of which were created by American developers, and two more were developed in China (TikTok and UC Browser). The top five ranking closed application Snapchat, with which users can exchange messages with attached photos and videos.

The second five is as follows:

Skype
Tiktok
Uc browser
YouTube
Twitter
Only YouTube was included in the list of the most economically profitable applications from the above. The rating was led by the streaming service Netflix. In second place was the Tinder dating app. On the third – Pandora Music.

This rating is also dominated by US developers, however, when compared with the most popular applications, there were only five of them. The developers of three more applications were the Chinese, and two more – the Japanese and the Swedes.

The list also includes:

  • Tencent video
  • Line
  • iQIYI
  • Spotify
  • YouTube
  • HBO NOW
  • Kwai

The most downloaded game of the decade was Subway Surfers, developed by Danish company Kiloo. Candy Crush Saga took second place in the ranking, Temple Run 2 took third.

From 4th to 10th place – My Talking Tom, Clash of Clans, Pou, Hill Climb Racing, Minion Rush, Fruit Ninja and 8 Ball Pool.

“Someone might be surprised to learn that Subway Surfers was the most downloaded game of the decade. This is due to its powerful implementation in India, which accounted for more than 15% of all downloads for all time, ”analysts say.

At the same time, they report that only two games from the rating of the most downloaded – Clash of Clans and Candy Crush Saga were included in the rating on user spending in games.

This rating looks like this:

  • Clash of clans
  • Monster strike
  • candy Crush Saga
  • Puzzle & dragons
  • Fate / grand order
  • Honor of kings
  • Fantasy westward journey
  • Pokemon go
  • Game of War – Fire Age
  • Clash royale

“Throughout the 2010s, we saw how our world is changing. Now we can rent other people’s houses instead of booking a hotel, deliver food from any restaurant that we choose, and not just from those that offer delivery, and play games of console quality. A mobile phone was at the center of each of these changes, giving consumers a window to the Web in the palm of their hand, ”commented App Annie analysts on the outgoing decade.

Millions of users will stop working WhatsApp from 2020

In 2020, the popular WhatsApp mobile messenger owned by Facebook will stop working on millions of mobile devices around the world. About it writes Daily Mail .

We are talking about gadgets running on older operating systems Windows Mobile, Android and iOS. Since these OSes do not provide the messenger with the technical capabilities necessary for development, their support ceases.

In particular, from December 31, 2019, the messenger will no longer be supported by Windows Phone phones. On the same day, Microsoft ceases support for this OS of the tenth version.

From February 1, WhatsApp will not work for owners of devices with Android version 2.3.7 or earlier, as well as iOS up to version 8 inclusive.

Users with these operating systems will not be able to create new accounts in the messenger and check existing ones.

WhatsApp will work on mobile devices with Android 4.0.3 and later, as well as smartphones and tablets running iOS 9 and younger.

On December 9th, WhatsApp introduced a new reminder feature. It is available to owners of a paid subscription, it can be tested for free for a week.

To create a reminder, you need to write to the chat bot Any.do. The message must indicate the time at which the bot will remind you of the event or action.

Companies will begin to receive digital passports in 2020

In early 2020, Lenpolygraphmash, Power Machines and other industrial enterprises will take part in testing digital passports. In the future, this document will become mandatory for state support.

In the first half of 2020, the Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to start issuing digital passports to industrial enterprises in a pilot mode, Denis Manturov, head of the ministry, told RBC through the press service. UEC-Saturn, Lenpolygraphmash, Power Machines, KamAZ, Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant and Almaz-Antey Concern confirmed their interest in the pilot project, he said.

To obtain a passport, project participants will need to fill out an online application form in the personal account of the enterprise on the website of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The department’s experts will check how actively the company is already using digital technologies and its technical readiness for their implementation, as well as examine the management characteristics of the company (in particular, development plans for the next few years).

A digital passport is a list of company characteristics that will be stored in the information system of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. It will include the most significant information about the company’s readiness to implement digital technologies. The initiative is being implemented as part of the Digital Industry direction of the Digital Economy national program and involves the creation of a single digital environment and interactive services for enterprises. By 2024, digital passports should be received by at least 14.4 thousand large and medium-sized enterprises, it was said in the materials of the national program.

The methodology for assessing companies’ readiness for “digital transformation” was approved at the end of the year by the “Digital Industry” working group at the ANO “Digital Economy” (responsible for the implementation of the program of the same name). Until February 1, 2020, it should be published on the website of the state information system of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

As explained to RBC, the general director of Lenpolygraphmash, Kirill Soloveichik (part of the specified working group), the company has already passed the diagnostics of readiness for digital transformation and transmitted the information to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. In the questionnaire, it was necessary to indicate how automated the company’s business processes are, what technologies are already used (from client CRM databases to programs for creating graphs and CAD drawings) and how they affect the adoption of business decisions.

According to Denis Manturov, in the future it is planned to automate the process of updating “digital passports” and eliminate the need to enter information manually.

Why digital passports are needed and whether all enterprises will be required to pass testing – in the material  of RBC Pro.




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