Apple Announces $13 Billion Payout to Developers, 60 Billion Cumulative App Downloads

Tuesday October 22, 2013 11:33 AM PDT by Husain Sumra
During today's iPad-centric event, Apple announced that it now has more than 1 million apps in the App Store, which have been downloaded more than 60 billion times. Developers have been paid $13 billion in total as well, up from $11 billion in July.

f1382461812Apple also announced that iOS 7 is now running on approximately 64 percent of all iOS devices. It was the "Fastest software upgrade in history." iTunes Radio, a service that was introduced alongside iOS 7, now has more than 20 million listeners that have played 1 billion songs over the course of the last month.

Apple's media event has now ended, with the company debuting the iPad Air, a new Retina iPad mini, revamped Retina MacBook Pros, and new versions of its iLife and iWork suite of apps for both Mac and iOS. Apple has also given a December release date for its Mac Pro and announced the release of Mavericks, which is available today for free.

Top Rated Comments

(View all)

Posted: 14 months ago
Glad to have claimed about 0.00000230769 of that. Thanks Apple.
Rating: 1 Votes

[ Read All Comments ]