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Recode: Google wants to prove its app business is just as good as Apple’s

A PPI report on App Economy jobs is cited in this article from Recode.

Beyond flaunting the growth of Play, Google has another motive in highlighting the success of apps like Prune. It needs to convince regulators in Europe, who have opened an antitrust case against Android, that the operating system boosts other companies instead of thwarting them.

In its argument to regulators, Google is likely to point here, to a recent report from the Progressive Policy Institute. It claims that some 1.66 million app jobs emerged in the U.S. from the “app economy,” more than double the number from three years ago.”

Read the full article at Recode.