The company expects Android Market to reach 425,000 apps by next August. In April, Android added 28,000 new apps; whereas, iOS only added 11,000.
Android Market's high growth rate does not necessarily mean more revenues for developers.
On the contrary, the success of an app store is negatively correlated to the success of an average developer. All analysis on the early months of an app store including the Android Market shows that average download numbers decrease dramatically after the first months or even weeks after the launch of the store. The long tail gets longer and longer while the top 5% gets richer and richer.
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