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Apple announces 50 billion app download contest

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Every time Apple announces a new countdown, the number gets bigger and more ridiculous. Now, in Apple’s recently announced contest, the number of downloaded iOS apps is approaching 50 billion. That stat that means about seven apps have been downloaded for each person on earth. An impressive statistic to say the least. If you visit… Read More

Samsung could be facing $15 billion fine for using standard essential patents to litigate Apple


In a report concurrent with the ongoing battle between Apple and Samsung, the latter may soon face fines of up to $15 billion for using patents that have been incorporated into varios standards against Apple. Specifically, Samsung attempted to sue Apple based on patents that are essential to the 3G standard, which Apple conforms to.… Read More

Apple App Store Hits 25 Billion Downloads


For the past several weeks, a countdown has been running on Apple’s website to the 25 billionth app downloaded from the App Store. This is similar to the 10 billion app countdown held in January 2010, where the winner won a $10,000 dollar gift card. Apple has not yet announced who won, as they usually… Read More