International Data expects mobile apps market to grow

According to a new International Data forecast, the market for mobile applications will continue to accelerate as the number of downloaded apps is expected to increase from $10.9bn (£6.9bn) worldwide in 2010 to $76.9bn in 2014.

Worldwide mobile apps revenues are predicted to experience similar growth, surpassing $35bn in 2014.

International Data commented that the extension of mobile apps to every aspect of people’s personal and business lives will be one of the hallmarks of the new decade, with enormous opportunities for almost every business sector.