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 touc® users worldwide, and developers have been paid over seven billion dollars by Apple.