A lot rides on the Windows Phone Store as far as Microsoft’s mobile ambitions are concerned. The company’s redesigned Windows Phone platform does a lot of things right, and does them swift. Still, there is a visible gap in the apps the platform offers compared to competing solutions from Google and Apple. This is not...

The British Broadcasting Corporation is one of the several high profile app makers missing in action from the Windows Store, for the time being at least. But that does not mean it does not have a few unofficial representations. As of this writing, there are several BBC News apps in Microsoft’s repository. And as is...