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Steiner Creative: Visual Artistry

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MacDirectory 29 CONTENTS DEPARTMENT Apple paid $10 billion to developers in calendar 2014. Additional statistics for the App store are: • $500 million spent on iOS apps in first week of January 2015 • Billings for apps increased 50% in 2014 • Cumulative developer revenues were $25 billion (making 2014 revenues 40% of all app sales since store opened in 2008) • 627,000 jobs created in the US • 1.4 million iOS apps catalog is sold in 155 countries Putting these data points together with others from previous releases results in a fairly clear picture of the iTunes/Software/Services: COLUMN APPLE ANALYSIS BY HORACE DEDIU (ASYMCO.COM) BIGGER THAN HOLLYWOOD MacDirectory 29

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