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Android Market hits the 10 billion download milestone

It’s raining downloads

Today, Google announced that the Android Market has hit the 10 billion app download mark, with a growth rate of one billion app downloads every month, projecting acceleration of growth in 2012.

Eric Chu, Director, Android Developer Ecosystem said in a statement, “To celebrate this milestone, we partnered with some of the Android developers who contributed to this milestone to make a bunch of great Android apps available at an amazing price. Starting today for the next 10 days, we’ll have a new set of awesome apps available each day for only 10 cents each. Today, we are starting with Asphalt 6 HD, Color & Draw for Kids, Endomondo Sports Tracker Pro, Fieldrunners HD, Great Little War Game, Minecraft, Paper Camera, Sketchbook Mobile, Soundhound Infinity & Swiftkey X.”

Google is known for the open nature of the Android Market and relies on developers to fill the market with useful apps, for which they are also known for being gracious and grateful about.

For the next ten days, Google is partnering with app developers to make various apps available for only a dime in the Android Market, come of which will be fun, others of which will be helpful for your business.

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Marti Trewe reports on business and technology news, chasing his passion for helping entrepreneurs and small businesses to stay well informed in the fast paced 140-character world. Marti rarely sleeps and thrives on reader news tips, especially about startups and big moves in leadership.

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