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Apple has 200 million iTunes accounts, is now the biggest credit card hub on the web

Steve Jobs announce Apple have 200 million Apple ID (iTunes) accounts

By Anthony Garreffa from Mar 3, 2011 @ 1:52 CST

Steve Jobs today announced at the Apple event in San Fransisco that Apple now have 200 million people with Apple ID (iTunes) accounts. These accounts are tied to credit cards with one-click purchase access.

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"Amazon doesn't publish their numbers. But it's very likely that this is the most accounts with cards anywhere on the Internet," Jobs said. Apple also has now paid out over $2 billion to app developers directly thanks to those 200 million customers from the App Store. Jobs also said there are now 350, 000 apps in the App Store with 65, 000 specifically built for the iPad.

NEWS SOURCES:Techcrunch.com


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