Record sales in the Apple App Store as demand for Pokémon Go and Mario Run drives revenues to $30bn

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Record sales in the Apple App Store as demand for Pokémon Go and Mario Run drives revenues to $30bn
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Record sales in the Apple App Store as demand for Pokémon Go and Mario Run drives revenues to $30bn

Apple App Store records record single-day of sales on New Year's Day

Apple's App Store generated record revenues during 2016 with the sharp spike in demand for games such as Pokémon Go and Mario Run driving sales close to $30bn. And sales in 2017 got off to a flying...

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