The US app store downloads, for the first time since 2014, grew 27.4% (2.22B) this quarter in comparison to China’s 2.1% (2.06B) growth. Due to the lockdown caused by a coronavirus, people – as they stayed indoors – relied more on apps for entertainment, learning, work etc. Topping the list were business apps 133%, followed by education 84.4%, health & fitness 57.7%, news 44.9%, social networking 42.4%. The US also had more App Store customer spending than China.

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