Android PlayStore Made Google Richer by $2Bn – OS for Internet of Things

Google Android Internet of ThingsGoogle highlighted 1B Android active users (vs. 583M last year), a 236% increase in app installs increased y/y, and Google Play Games is now the fastest growing mobile game network with over 100mn users. Since the last IO, Google has paid out more than $5B to app developers ($2.15bn to Google itself). Android tablet now accounts for 62% of global market share (ex-Kindle), up from 46% last year, while the Android One initiative will provide at scale, high quality and affordable smartphones to the next billion to emerging countries.

Android the OS for Internet Of Things
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