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Mac App Store Opens for Business on Jan. 6

Published on December 16, 2010
by John Paczkowski

When Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the company’s Mac App Store at Apple’s Back to the Mac event last October he said it would go live within 90 days. And it will. This morning, Apple gave the Mac App Store a hard launch date and one that falls within Jobs’s promised date range. The service, which will peddle both paid and free apps for Mac OS X, goes live on January 6, 2011, in 90 countries. “The App Store revolutionized mobile apps,” Apple CEO Steve Jobs said in a canned statement. “We hope to do the same for PC apps with the Mac App Store by making finding and buying PC apps easy and fun. We can’t wait to get started on January 6.”

Incidentally, Jan. 6 is the first day of the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas …

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