Microsoft Promises Quick App Approvals Following Windows 8.1 Release

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http://techcrunch.com – After a public face plant regarding the release of its operating system update to developers, Microsoft today announced that applications built for Windows 8.1 will be approved no more than five days following their submission, once the new build of Windows becomes generally available. That means that come October 18, when Windows 8.1 becomes downloadable by all, apps submitted to take advantage of its improvements won’t be tied up by a long line, harming developers who want to stay ahead of the curve. It’s an interesting gambit. The Windows Store on Windows 8, as Microsoft will te (IT news)