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Apple: $10B In App Store Sales In 2013, $15B Paid Out To Developers To Date

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CES? What CES? Apple never goes to the great big noisy consumer electronics show-off in the desert. But all the non iDevice-makers do — which is one reason it’s chosen today to make some noise of its own. In a release just put out, Cupertino said customers of its App Store spent more than $10 billion in 2013, including more than $1 billion shelled out on digital goodies for iOS devices in December alone.

The festive month also saw App Store customers download almost three billion iOS apps — which Apple said makes it the most successful month in the history of its App Store. Cumulative payouts from Apple to iOS app developers are now $15 billion, it added.

Another reason for Apple to want to loudly blow its own trumpet right now is to draw attention to smartphone profits vs marketshare. Yesterday data put out by marketshare watcher Kantar underlined…

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Written by mparsons1980

February 12, 2014 at 1:53 am

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