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App Economy Has Created 500,000 Million Jobs Since 2007 [Headlines]

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Half a million have been employed by companies who are leveraging new opportunities in the tech world.

Sam McNerney
  • 13 february 2012

It’s no secret that the rise of smartphones, tablets and social networking has fostered an entirely new market for app developers, but a freshly released study has now attempted to quantify this impact, in terms of real jobs. According to TechNet, a bipartisan network of tech execs, the so-called “App Economy” has created an estimated 466,000 jobs since 2007, when the iPhone was first unveiled. Engadget

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