How apps have taken over the world | Technology | The Guardian

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“The app industry has taken the world by storm, creating a micro-economy in its own right and creating jobs for hundreds of thousands of talented professionals worldwide. A successful app can now be the difference between complete anonymity and global digital fame.”

Apps are even changing our online shopping habits: more than 65 million people have downloaded eBay’s apps for various devices, spending £3.2bn on the auction service from mobile devices in 2011. This is expected to rise to £5.1bn in 2012.

via How apps have taken over the world | Technology | The Guardian.

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