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IDC Sees Lots More Apps in Our Future

Apple and Google better keep adding more home screens, because the number of app downloads is going to keep growing, according to market researcher IDC. Its study predicts the number of mobile apps being downloaded each year will rise from 10.9 billion in 2010 to 76.9 billion in 2014, meaning there will be an app for nearly everything.

“Mobile app developers will ‘appify’ just about every interaction you can think of in your physical and digital worlds,” IDC’s Scott Ellison said in the report.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik