/// Millions and Billions: Apple’s WWDC Digits
Apple’s 2013 WWDC keynote began as so many others, with a victory lap of metrics, many incremental improvements from the set of big numbers the company rolled out at its last media event, all uniformly impressive. Here’s a quick rundown of Apple’s WWDC digits. Apple’s developer program is six million registered members strong. It has grown by 1.5 million since WWDC 2012. There are now 407 Apple retail stores worldwide, in 14 countries. Those stores see more than one million visitors daily. Consumers have downloaded 50 billion apps from the App Store to date. There are 900,000 apps in the App Store; 375,000 of them are designed specifically for iPad. As of today there are 575 million iTunes Store accounts with associated credit cards. That’s 175 million more than Apple announced at WWDC 2012. Apple has doled out $10 billion to app developers; $5 billion of that was paid in the last year. Apple has shipped 28 million copies of OS X Mountain Lion
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Millions and Billions: Apple’s WWDC Digits
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