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October 6, 2015

App Partners & Windows 10

Today, Terry Myerson shared the Windows Store has had over 1.25 billion visits since the launch of Windows 10, with developer revenue per download increasing four times. Myerson announced Facebook will be building universal Windows apps for Facebook, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger. And, new universal Windows apps coming to Windows 10 include Box, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Flipagram, NASCAR, Uber and many, many more. To see what Windows 10 app partners have to say about Windows 10, read below…

“Facebook is all in on Windows 10 – we’re excited to build Universal Windows Apps for Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Instagram.” Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook

“Box for Windows 10 creates a seamless Box experience on all of the Windows platforms people use, whether that’s their phone, tablet or PC.” – Aaron Levie, CEO & Cofounder of Box

“In the month following the Windows 10 launch, we saw a 65% increase in monthly actives running Windows PCs, so we’re excited to announce that our Windows 10 Universal app will be released for PC and mobile in the coming weeks.”- Rich Riley, CEO, Shazam

“It’s great to see consumers embracing Windows 10, which is a fantastic environment for the Netflix app” – Reed Hastings, CEO, Netflix

“Our partnership on #Windows10 gives people a fresh and exciting new way to engage with Twitter, all integrated into the powerful platform Microsoft has delivered.” Kevin Weil, SVP of Product, Twitter

“Innovation plays an integral role in our sport. One example is how Microsoft has helped optimize and accelerate our race car inspection process. With the excitement around Windows 10, we’re eager to explore additional ways we can work with Microsoft to innovate further across our sport.” Brent Dewar, Chief Operating Officer, NASCAR

“We’re pleased to deliver CBS All Access and our world-class content to fans on Windows 10, further ensuring our customers get the best possible CBS Television Network experience across all of their devices.” Marc DeBevoise, EVP and GM, CBS Digital Media for CBS Interactive

“We’re extremely pleased with our new universal Weather Channel app on Windows 10 – Weather data and stories integrate seamlessly with Windows 10 to enable experiences like asking Cortana when it’s going to rain.” Nikki Santoro, Vice President of Product & Design, The Weather Channel

“Since launching our new Windows 10 app, we’ve seen a 25% increase in downloads from the new exposure. The universal framework enabled us to build our app in record time and with maximum efficiency, and the user-focused responsive design is a significant step forward for the customer experience.” Louis Gagnon, CPMO of Audible

“We are pleased with the initial installs of Candy Crush Saga by players on Windows 10. We can’t wait for our players to experience Candy Crush Soda Saga which we just launched with Microsoft in the Windows Store.”
Tjodolf Sommestad, SVP of the Candy Crush Franchise at King

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