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Day: July 9, 2018

  • July 9, 2018

    The App Store turns 10

    When Apple introduced the App Store on July 10, 2008 with 500 apps, it ignited a cultural, social and economic phenomenon that changed how people work, play, meet, travel and so much more. Over the past decade, the App Store has created a safe place for users of all ages to get the very best apps and a vibrant app economy for developers of all sizes, from all over the world, to thrive. Today, customers in 155 countries are visiting the App Store more often, staying longer and downloading and using more apps than ever before. While there have been many notable moments since apps first came to iPhone and later iPad, the milestones and testimonials below reflect some of the most significant over the past 10 years — defining how the App Store democratized software distribution and transformed how we live every day. Apple People forget the first iPhone did not have an app store for the first year.
  • Sonos is going public. The high-end speaker company filed paperwork for an S-1 on Friday. It set a placeholder amount of $100 million, but did not specify an offering price or size of the offering. Bloomberg reported that Sonos is seeking a valuation of $2.5 billion to $3 billion. The company will be listed on Nasdaq with the ticker symbol “SONO.” NYPost This company is ready to go public they make great products.