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App Store hits 25 billion downloads, Apple touts job creation in the U.S.

By Jos
Mar 5, 2012
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  1. More than 25 billion apps have been downloaded from Apple's app store since its launch four years ago. The company announced the milestone on it website saying the downloads cameā€¦

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  2. inventix1136

    inventix1136 TS Rookie Posts: 85   +14

    I hate being cynical, but I am willing to bet that 80% of the "app Economy" 210,000 U.S. jobs are actually in other countries and not in U.S. As for the other 257,000 additional jobs for development, manufacturing and such, that figure is probably 95% outside of U.S.
     
  3. Anyone who purchases music from Itunes is a chump.
     
  4. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    Companies just cannot leave well enough alone. Apple can't just enjoy the huge profits it makes using Chinese labor, but no, they have to be *******s and try to seem like this is a good thing for the average American...
     

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