Apple WWDC 2016 keynote: By the numbers

Executives talked numerical nuggets and updates at the developer event.


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Apple chief executive Tim Cook and other key staff took to the stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco to announce its next-generation software offerings to its worldwide community of developers.

During the keynote, the company's management, lead engineers, vice-presidents and key personnel dished out a series of updates.

  • 27 years of Worldwide Developer Conference this year
  • 13 million developers building apps
  • 2 million developers added in the last year alone
  • 350 scholarships awarded so far this year
  • 2 million apps in the Apple App Store
  • $50 billion given to developers since the App Store's debut
  • Four new platforms updated -- iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS
  • 1,300 video channels for tvOS, the operating system for new Apple TV boxes
  • 6,000 total apps on the tvOS App Store
  • 10 billion documents stored by Apple in iCloud Drive
  • 2 billion requests made to Siri
  • 2,000 news outlets in Apple News
  • 60 million monthly active users who read news from Apple News


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