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50 billion apps downloaded, $10 billion paid to devs

Tim Cook has just announced that over 50 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store. The store now has over 900,000 apps, with 375,000 of those apps iPad-only. Currently there are over 575 million iTunes accounts. Cook has also announced that over $10 billion has been paid out to developers -- $5 billion of that within the last 12 months. That's three times more than all other platforms combined.

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