Holiday App Downloads Hit 1.2 Billion


More Android and iOS apps were downloaded between this past Christmas and New Years than any other week in history. The total number of combined apps downloaded reached 1.2 billon. With over 60% of 18-24 year olds owning smartphones, the rate of apps being downloaded in 2012 will certainly be greater. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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