Apple App Store Hits 40 Billion Downloads

Record-breaking December with over two billion downloads
Apple announced today that its App Store customers have downloaded over 40 billion apps (excluding re-downloads and updates), with nearly 20 billion in 2012 alone. The App Store has over 500 million active accounts and had a record-breaking December with over two billion downloads during the month.
Apple's developer community has created over 775,000 apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod toucŪ users worldwide, and developers have been paid over seven billion dollars by Apple.