Android Pie, Medium Posts: Better stats for better decisions, New countries seller support

Google Play August 2018
 
Get started with Android 9
Introducing Android 9 Pie. Powered by AI, the newly released Android 9 brings you new ways to develop more efficiently and enhance your app.
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Better stats for better decisions (9 min)
How to grow your app business in Southeast Asia
How to grow your app business in Southeast Asia (7 min)
Start where your users start
Start where your users start (6 min)
Looking forward with Google Play
Google Play is dedicated to helping you build and grow quality app businesses, reach the more than 2 billion Android devices globally, and provide your users with better experiences. Read about how we're improving app distribution, enhancing store discovery, and expanding our commerce platform, while maintaining a safe and secure ecosystem.
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What’s new on Android
What’s new on Android
Android 9 Pie: the latest release of Android, and its key additions.
Android Pie SDK: a new SDK with nullability annotations for some of the most frequently used APIs.
Display cutouts: review best practices and potential cases.
AndroidX: bringing libraries such as AppCompat for easier UI development, Room for database management, and WorkManager for background work.
What’s new in Google Play
What’s new in Google Play
New countries seller support: onboarding Nicaragua, Trinidad and Tobago, Albania, Armenia, Namibia, and Algeria, where developers can now monetize their apps, in-app products, and subscriptions on Google Play.
Ufoto achieves global success with Google Play & Android
Ufoto achieves global success with Google Play & Android (Go edition)
Discover how Ufoto launched their app with Google Play and Android Go and increased Sweet Snap's active users.
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Build for Smart Displays with the Google Assistant
Build for Smart Displays with the Google Assistant
Smart Displays are now available with the Google Assistant, allowing you to create Actions that can respond to natural conversation and display more information in an immersive and visual way.
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Dialogflow features: expand your Actions’ customer support capabilities on the Google Assistant
Dialogflow features: expand your Actions’ customer support capabilities on the Google Assistant
Learn how new Dialogflow features can improve the customer care experience for your Actions, such as assigning a working phone number to a virtual phone agent.
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Firebase Summit 2018
Firebase Summit 2018
The annual Firebase Summit is happening in Prague, Czech Republic on October 29th. Meet the team, attend technical deep dives, sharpen your skills with hands-on codelabs, and be the first to hear about our latest updates.
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Material Design Awards 2018
Material Design Awards 2018
Nominations for the 2018 Material Design Awards are now open for all apps pushing the boundaries of experience and design innovation.
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App: the perfect home for your app
.App: the perfect home for your app
.app, the newest top-level domain from Google, is open for registration. See what some of our early adopters are already doing on .app around the globe.
Visit get.app to register yours today.
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Attract users by running an App campaign with a variety of ad assets
Attract users by running an App campaign with a variety of ad assets
The new course on Ads Assets for App campaigns covers how to design and optimize ad assets helping you create more relevant ads.
New to Google Ads? Get an ad credit to advertise your app with App campaigns.
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