Google Play store hits 25 billion downloads, launches discounts
Less than four years after launching, the Google Play store for apps and media today hit 25 billion downloads.
Google Play, which was known as the Android Market until March, hit the milestone in 1,435 days — three years and 11 months. By contrast, Apple’s App Store reached 25 billion downloads in 1,334 days — just under three years and eight months.
“We look forward to the next 25 billion,” the company said in a blog post.
To mark the occasion, Google will discount a variety of popular apps. Participating developers include Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Rovio, runtastic, Full Fat — and…
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