Apple has announced that the App Store set a weekly record in the first week of 2015, bringing in nearly half a billion dollars in spending on apps and in-app purchases. New Year’s Day 2015 was the biggest day of sales in the service’s history.
That headline record follows what was, in itself, a record-breaking year for the App Store. Apple also announced today that billings from the App Store rose 50 percent over the year with apps generating $10 billion in revenue for developers.
➤ App Store Rings in 2015 with New Records [Apple]
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