App Store Apps Have Been Downloaded 60 Billion Times, Earning Developers $13 Billion

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

At Apple's iPad-centric keynote announcement in San Francisco yesterday, the company revealed several cool statistics surrounding its products and services.

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of the world's most valuable technology company, says that an impressive 20 million iTunes Radio users listened to more than a billion songs—that's in just one month and in the US alone.

 

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Cook also noted that the App Store catalog now boasts an incredible one million apps. These apps have been downloaded a staggering 60 billion times. And as a result, third-party developers have earned a remarkable $13 billion.

 

 

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis or otherwise enjoying the outdoors. more



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