Apple Music vice president Oliver Schusser spoke with German blog Macerkopf this week, revealing that European developers have now earned over $25 billion from the App Store since its inception in 2008.
Schusser also noted that customers have downloaded and streamed over 50 billion episodes of 650,000 active shows on Apple Podcasts.
Apple provided MacRumors with Schusser’s full remarks in English:
Our services division which includes the content stores, Apple Pay and iCloud storage is on target to be a $40 billion business annually. In January we announced developer earnings on the App Store have reached $120 billion. Payments to European [...]
Die Prüfer des App Store sind recht streng. Eine Lücke steht jedoch offen, die Apps die Installation erlaubt, die Apple nie genehmigt hätte. iPhone&iPad
Der Bau eines Apple Stores in Stockholm wurde unterbunden. Das Projekt war stets umstritten. Trotz der Absage profitiert Apple. Tests