Due to an increased focus on application quality, the software and mobile app tester uTest will change its name to Applause in 2014. The company acquired the Polish applications quality tools firm Apphance in 2012, and launched their Applause Analytics product in early 2013 to give companies feedback from app users. According to a company statement, uTest will retain its current name as one of its brands. It will expand its global pool of 100,000 contract testers in the first half of 2014. Shortly after its founding, uTest was the subject of a January 2009 case presentation at the WPI Venture Forum.
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