Apple has paid out App Store developers $10B so far

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In case you weren’t aware, now’s a pretty good time to be an iOS developer.

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco today, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that since 2008, Apple has paid out developers $10 billion for their apps.

“That’s more than the three other app platforms combined,” Cooked gushed while on stage.

Other numbers were similarly impressive. Apple currently counts 900,000 in the App Store, 375,000 of which are built for the iPad. Total App Store downloads have topped 50 billion since 2008.

“The momentum is incredible,” Cook added.

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