APPLE has paid out a staggering £92billion to app makers around the world as our insatiable demand for mobile games and apps grows. The figure was revealed during an exclusive Apple briefing on Wednesday, highlighting how the tech giant is increasingly relying less on iPhone sales. Speaking to reporters – including The Sun – Apple’s Oliver Schusser said: ”The App Store itself is going from strength to strength. “We’ve now paid out more than $125billion (£92billion) to developers worldwide. “I’m also hugely proud to say $25billion (£15billion) was paid out to European developers. “The European development scene is very vibrant and strong,” Schusser, who heads up Apple Music globally, added. It turns out that Apple Music is doing quite well, too. Despite stiff competition from rivals like Spotify and YouTube Music, Apple’s fledgling £9.99 music streaming service is now a force to be reckoned with. “We’ve passed 50million paid subscribers worldwide,” Schusser told us. “We only launched Apple Music three-and-a-half years ago, and have had incredible success in a short amount of time.” Apple Music is pretty unique in that it relies on human curators to suggest content you might like. Rival services typically use automated systems, which often struggle to… Read full this story
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