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Mobile App Business Booms

5:28 PM, Mar 5, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- We rely on them for directions, shopping, entertaining and more. 

Now research group Garner Incorporated says sales of apps for mobile phone games and programs are expected to reach $25 billion this year.

And, revenue from those sales is predicted to climb 62 percent worldwide.

So far, Apple and Google have more than 700,000 apps in their online stores.