Windows 8 App Store Has 3 Times As Many Downloads As Apple's Mac Store, But Only One-Fifth The Revenues, Says Distimo

Windows 8 App Store Has 3 Times As Many Downloads As Apple's Mac Store, But Only One-Fifth The Revenues, Says Distimo

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New Microsoft made a big push to ensure that when Windows 8 went live in October, the apps in its Windows Store would not disappoint, claiming it would have more apps than any other platform at launch, and then cracking 20,000 apps within the first month. Now, according to new figures from...
Windows 8 App Store Has 3 Times As Many Downloads As Apple's Mac Store, But Only One-Fifth The Revenues, Says Distimo
                           

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