Apple has released a statement concerning their recent 50 billion app downloads, and in it, they completely bury the lede. From Apple PR
That makes an already impressive number even more impressive. Here's what Apple's SVP of internet services, Eddy Cue had to say:
Apple also included a selection of quotes from happy developers. Find them below, and let me know -- do download numbers mean anything beyond bragging rights? Are they an indicator of app ecosystem health or user delight?
Source: Apple PR
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