Developer earnings from Apple's App Store tops $ 70 billion

In a press release today, Apple said that developers globally have made over $70 billion from App Store sales since the store launched on the iPhone back in 2008. A $70 million payout to the iOS developer community also implies that Apple earned 30 percent of the total amount, which will be $100 million, as part of its 70/30 revenue split agreement with the developers.

Apple says it has paid out $70Bn to developers globally since 2008

Apple also stated that in the past 12 months, downloads have grown over 70 percent . Not surprisingly, gaming and entertainment remain top-grossing categories, while lifestyle apps - as well as health and fitness - have experienced more than 70% growth in the past year.

Ticket prices soaring through the roof for Champions League Final

Veteran Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid will have "special" personal significance as he approaches the end of his storied career. After winning the Serie A title as well as the Coppa Italia this season, Juventus could also become the fifth club in the UCL era to win the main treble, which would see Massimiliano Allegri join the elite list of managers achieving this that includes Sir Alex Ferguson, Pep Guardiola, Jose ...

Green shirts pick 12 players for India match in Champions Trophy

File image of a conclusion of a India-Pakistan match . "India-Pakistan match is a great competition and I expect from the players to demonstrate high level of sporting spirit", Khan was quoted as saying by the release. "If they manage to get a good start by winning against India , then that will boost them mentally for their next matches ", he said. "There was a time when Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Saqlain Mushtaq, Saeed Anwar, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Yousuf used to play in the ...

Steam Direct will cost self-published devs just $100

Steam Direct will cost self-published devs just $100

However, Valve points out that with the recently-released Discovery Update , it's more concerned about putting the right games in front of users than it is with curating what makes it onto Steam in the first place. This new system will be releasing over the next few weeks however it doesn't have a release date yet. "We knew that we wanted [the fee] to be as small as possible to ensure it wasn't a barrier to beginning game developers, while also not being so small as to invite easy abuse ...

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co Call Options (GT)

It has outperformed by 3.02% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Nationwide Fund invested in 0.04% or 283,663 shares. Daiwa Securities holds 0% or 7,300 shares in its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0.08% or 245,634 shares.