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Published: Wednesday, 1/8/2014

BUSINESS BRIEF

Apple’s app store sees boon in December

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NEW YORK — Apple Inc. says people spent more than $10 billion in its app store last year, on apps such as “Minecraft,” “Angry Birds Star Wars,” and “Sleep Cycle” alarm clock.

December was the most successful month in the store’s history, as customers spent $1 billion that month. Apple says the year’s total was also a record.

There are more than a million apps available in the app store for the iPhone, the iPad, and the iPod Touch.



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